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Cordia bahamensis

Cordia bahamensis Urb.

Bahama Manjack

Boraginaceae (Borage family)

Synonym(s): Varronia bahamensis

USDA Symbol: COBA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N?)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Red.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


Native Habitat: Rocky pinelands, coastal scrub, roadsides.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cordia bahamensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cordia bahamensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cordia bahamensis


Record Modified: 2021-02-18
Research By: CBR

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