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Coccoloba uvifera
(seaside grape)

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Coccoloba uvifera (seaside grape)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 03 January 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Coccoloba uvifera
  • Preferred Common Name
  • seaside grape
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Carved material
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Fruits
  • Ornamental
  • Windbreak

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
C. uvifera tree.  Densley branched, usually less than 10m in height. (In this case the tree is 6.75m.)
TitleTree
CaptionC. uvifera tree. Densley branched, usually less than 10m in height. (In this case the tree is 6.75m.)
CopyrightD.N. Hernandez
C. uvifera tree.  Densley branched, usually less than 10m in height. (In this case the tree is 6.75m.)
TreeC. uvifera tree. Densley branched, usually less than 10m in height. (In this case the tree is 6.75m.)D.N. Hernandez
C. uvifera  stand on beach at Puerto Cortes, Honduras.
TitleSmall stand
CaptionC. uvifera stand on beach at Puerto Cortes, Honduras.
CopyrightD.N. Hernandez
C. uvifera  stand on beach at Puerto Cortes, Honduras.
Small standC. uvifera stand on beach at Puerto Cortes, Honduras.D.N. Hernandez
C. uvifera bark is thin, smooth and brown in colour. (Trunk illustrated is 21 cm in  diameter)
TitleBark
CaptionC. uvifera bark is thin, smooth and brown in colour. (Trunk illustrated is 21 cm in diameter)
CopyrightD.N. Hernandez
C. uvifera bark is thin, smooth and brown in colour. (Trunk illustrated is 21 cm in  diameter)
BarkC. uvifera bark is thin, smooth and brown in colour. (Trunk illustrated is 21 cm in diameter)D.N. Hernandez
Leaves of C. uvifera. (Note old raceme of the inflorescence arrowed).
TitleLeaves
CaptionLeaves of C. uvifera. (Note old raceme of the inflorescence arrowed).
CopyrightD.N. Hernandez
Leaves of C. uvifera. (Note old raceme of the inflorescence arrowed).
LeavesLeaves of C. uvifera. (Note old raceme of the inflorescence arrowed).D.N. Hernandez

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L.

Preferred Common Name

  • seaside grape

Other Scientific Names

  • Guaiabara uvifera (L.) House
  • Polygonum uvifera L.

International Common Names

  • English: Jamaican kino; platterleaf; sea grape
  • Spanish: uva caleta; uva de playa; uvero
  • French: raisinier bord de mer

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: uva de praia
  • Germany: Meertraube, Gewöhnliche; Seetraube, Gewöhnliche
  • Honduras: papaturro
  • Mexico: niiche
  • Netherlands: zeedruif, gewoone

EPPO code

  • CODUV (Coccoloba uvifera)

Trade name

  • American kino

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Polygonales
  •                         Family: Polygonaceae
  •                             Genus: Coccoloba
  •                                 Species: Coccoloba uvifera

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Windbreak

General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Fruits

Materials

  • Carved material
  • Gum/resin
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore

Wood Products

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Furniture

Woodware

  • Marquetry
  • Turnery