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Pinckneya bracteata

Pinckneya bracteata (W. Bartram) Raf.

fever-tree, fevertree, pinckneya

Synonym(s): Pinckneya pubens
Pinckneya bracteata (Fever-tree)
Image ID: 12630
Image by: Cressler, Alan M.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: PIBR6
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pinckneya bracteata
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-01-01

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: PINCK
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Pinckneya
GENUS AUTHORITY: Michx.
GENUS COMMON: Pinckneya
GENUS SUMMARY: A monotypic genus, a small tree of the se. United States.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION: Identification notes: Pinckneya is showy when in flower because of the development of 1 of the 5 calyx lobes of some of the flowers of the inflorescence into a large (to 7 cm by 5 cm), petaloid (pink or cream) appendage.
GENUS REFERENCES: Godfrey (1988); Rogers (1987)=Z.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: RUBIAC
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Rubiaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Madder Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 630-650 genera and 10,200-13,000 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and rarely herbs, cosmopolitan, but especially diverse in tropical and subtropical areas. Subfamily and tribe classification follows Bremer & Eriksson (2009).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Bremer & Eriksson (2009); Rogers (1987, 2005).

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

INTRO:
STEMS:
LEAVES:
INFLORESCENCE:
FLOWERS:
FRUITS:
COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 10-20 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT:
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY:
BLOOM TIME: May-Jun (-Jul).
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
x x x x

BLOOM COLOR: Pink bracts
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
x

FRUITING PERIOD: Sep.

DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE:
NATIVE RANGE: southeastern United States

HORTICULTURAL
Plant Sale Text: Fever-tree is a small tree that is very showy when in bloom. Rose-pink bracts similar to petals surround the small flowers, creating a poinsettia-like effect in the midsummer garden. Fever-tree is native to low woodlands of the southeastern United States. This species is easy to grow, though it is not often found in cultivation. Its common name reflects its medicinal use by Native Americans.

Bloom Table Text:

NCBG Location:

Cultural Notes:

SOIL MOISTURE: Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Part Shade
MINIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 7
MAXIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 9
GERMINATION CODE:
WILDLIFE VALUE: Bee Friendly
DEER RESISTANCE:

GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
145 2010-0060 2010-11-29 146 View
4661 1992-0817 View
6707 1996-0362 View
6971 1998-0182 View
7863 2002-0003 2002-02-04 View
8427 2005-0501 2005-12-20 View
8616 2006-0198 2006-08-18 View
8914 1986-1785 0000-00-00 1629 View
9031 1998-0093 0000-00-00 1222 View
9246 2019-0005 2019-06-26 1963 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
146 HORT NCBG staff View
1222 HORT 1997-11-01 View
1629 HORT 1970-10-01 View
1773 HORT 2005-01-01 Liloia View
1963 HORT 0000-00-00 Gocke View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
284 145 44 Liloia 2011-03-14 View
285 145 48 Mixon 2013-06-01 View
3191 8914 8 NCBG staff 1990-01-01 View
3192 8914 6 NCBG staff 1967-12-31 View
3193 8914 140 NCBG staff 1967-12-31 View
3194 8914 205 NCBG staff 1967-12-31 View
6990 4661 200 NCBG staff 1993-03-01 View
9473 6707 142 NCBG staff 1967-01-01 View
9474 6707 8 NCBG staff 1996-03-28 View
9749 9031 158 NCBG staff 1997-11-01 View
9844 6971 163 NCBG staff 1998-04-22 View
11088 7863 166 NCBG staff 2001-11-01 View
12369 9246 48 Mixon 2019-06-21 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: PIBR6
USDA Common Name: Fevertree
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (FL, GA, SC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL FACW

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pinckneya bracteata
COMMON NAME: Pinckneya, Fever-tree
SYNONYMY: [= GW, K, WH3, Z; = P. pubens Michaux - RAB, S]
PHENOLOGY: May-Jun (-Jul); Sep.
HABITAT: Margins of acidic, peaty (blackwater) swamps.
COMMENTS: Se. SC south to ne. FL and Panhandle FL.
RANGE MAP: Pinckneya bracteata.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Rubiaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Madder Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 630-650 genera and 10,200-13,000 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and rarely herbs, cosmopolitan, but especially diverse in tropical and subtropical areas. Subfamily and tribe classification follows Bremer & Eriksson (2009).
REFERENCE: Bremer & Eriksson (2009); Rogers (1987, 2005).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Pinckneya Michx. (Pinckneya)
SUMMARY: A monotypic genus, a small tree of the se. United States.
REFERENCE: Godfrey (1988); Rogers (1987)=Z.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Pinckneya bracteata in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Pinckneya bracteata in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Pinckneya bracteata in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Pinckneya bracteata in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Pinckneya bracteata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pinckneya bracteata

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 12630
ID IMAGE2: 12632
ID IMAGE3: 12630

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