Cinchona pubescens Vahl
Cinchona succirubra
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asterinaceae  Prillieuxina cinchonae @ BPI (2)
Elsinoaceae  Elsinoe cinchonae @ BPI (22)
Hyaloscyphaceae  Velutaria @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Pyrofomes lateritius @ BPI (1)

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Cinchona pubescens Vahl

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General Information
Symbol: CIPU
Group: Dicot
Family: Rubiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : HI   I
PB   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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Symbol Scientific Name
CISU2 Cinchona succirubra Pav. ex Klotzsch


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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 Asteridae
Order Rubiales
Family Rubiaceae – Madder family
Genus Cinchona L. – cinchona
Species Cinchona pubescens Vahl – quinine

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Cinchona pubescens quinine tree This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. 1999. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station. Makawao, Hawaii.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Australia-Australian National University (CIPU)
FAO Ecocrop (CIPU)
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University of Hawaii Botany Department: Alien Plants of Hawaii (CIPU)



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