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Bixa orellana L.
LIPSTICKTREE
Vahinamalona

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia conspicua @ BPI (1)

Pestalotia @ BPI (1)
Apidae  Bombus mexicanus @ EMEC (1)

Epicharis lunulata @ BBSL__PUB (1)

Epicharis maculata @ BBSL__PUB (1)

Epicharis rustica @ I_JSA (1)

Eufriesea mussitans @ BBSL (1)

Melipona flavipennis @ BBSL (1)

Melipona fuliginosa @ BBSL__BERK (2)

Melipona seminigra @ I_JSA (1)

Xylocopa subvirescens @ BBSL (1)
Auriculariaceae  Auricularia polytricha @ BPI (2)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta bixina @ BPI (5)
Colletidae  Ptiloglossa mayarum @ BBSL__BERK (1)

Ptiloglossa tenuimarginata @ BBSL__BERK (1)
Corticiaceae  Rhizoctonia lamellifera @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Oidium bixae @ BPI (2)

Oidium @ BPI (4)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum gloeosporioides @ BPI (1)

Colletotrichum @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora bixae @ BPI (18)

Cercospora @ BPI (1)

Ovularia bixae @ BPI (1)

Pseudocercospora bixae @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Nectria pseudotrichia @ BPI (5)
Polyporaceae  Poria porphyrophaea @ BPI (1)
Ulvaceae  Solenia fasciculata @ BPI (1)
Valsaceae  Cytospora @ BPI (2)
_  Ceraleurodicus varus @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Uredo bixae @ BPI (8)

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Bixa orellana L.
lipsticktree

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General Information
Symbol: BIOR
Group: Dicot
Family: Bixaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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©Mark W. Skinner. Peru, Ica, Las Dunas. March 18, 1989. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Peru, Ica, Las Dunas. March 18, 1989. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . Cuba, Mina Carlota. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United States, FL, Homestead. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United States, HI, Kauai. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United States, HI, Honolulu. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Cuba, Escambray. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Cuba, Escambray. Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Bixaceae – Lipstick-tree family
Genus Bixa L. – bixa
Species Bixa orellana L. – lipsticktree

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FACU

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