Muntingia calabura L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 509; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 313; EPFP 3 (1923) 32.
Widely distributed in the Philippines in and about towns, and often thoroughly naturalized.
Bayer, C, MW Chase & MF Fay. 1998. Muntingiaceae, a new family of dicotyledons with malvalean affinities. Taxon 47: 37-42.