Coccoloba diversifolia Jacq.
Tie-tongue, Pigeon Plum
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)
Synonym(s): Coccoloba floridana, Coccoloba laurifolia
USDA Symbol: CODI8
The Pigeon-plum is a member of the buckwheat family (family Polygonaceae) which includes mostly herbs, sometimes shrubs or vines, rarely trees, with small flowers in racemes, spike-like clusters, or in heads. Stems commonly have swollen nodes.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
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From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Native Plant Nursery - Sanibel, FL
BibliographyBibref 841 - Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants (2006) Burrell, C. C.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Coccoloba diversifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Coccoloba diversifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coccoloba diversifolia
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-03-14
Research By: TWC Staff