1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Genipa L.
      1. Genipa americana L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1850 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Genipa americana L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1086], Mato Grosso K000447991
    Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1494], Mato Grosso K000447993
    Jun 1, 2007 Projeto Flora Cristalino [375], Mato Grosso K000447992
    Sep 7, 1995 Bernacci [2135], Brazil K000836458
    Jan 1, 1981 Prance, G.T. [59509], Brazil K000836451
    Jan 1, 1971 Hatschbach, G.G. [Ha 15808], Brazil K000836431
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [4046], Brazil K000836461
    Harley, R.M. [10816], Brazil K000836447
    Hunt, D.R. [6184], Brazil K000836450
    Cazalet, P. [5111], Ecuador 18927.000
    Pennington, T.D. [16999], Peru 64714.000
    Schultes, R.E. [9143], Brazil K000836453
    Ducke, A. [35589], Brazil K000836467
    Maguire, B. [28071], Venezuela K000424484 paratype
    Ratter, J.A. [1590], Brazil K000836446
    Spruce, R. [998], Brazil K000424486
    Spruce, R. [1017], Brazil K000424487
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000836425
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000836426
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000836430
    Spruce, R. [2495], Brazil K000836456
    Irwin, H.S. [17197], Brazil K000836448
    Ule, E. [7836], Brazil K000836466
    Eiten, G. [10751], Brazil K000836440
    Walter, B.M.T. [3919], Brazil K001212157
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K000836433
    Whitford, H.N. [52], Brazil K000836434
    Riedel [1029], Brazil K000836436
    Krukoff, B.A. [1552], Brazil K000836449
    Krukoff, B.A. [5044], Brazil K000836452
    Krukoff, B.A. [8947], Brazil K000836457
    Fróes, R.L. [21191], Brazil K000836423
    Fróes, R.L. [11720], Brazil K000836439
    Rodal, M.J.N et al. [772], Brazil K000265155
    Pires, J.M. [52451], Amapa K000424488 isotype
    Pires, J.M. [52451], Amapa K000424492 isotype
    Pires, J.M. [50488], Amapa K000424489 paratype
    Pires, J.M. [52657], Amapa K000424490 paratype
    Pires, J.M. [52657], Amapa K000424491 paratype
    Prance, G.T. [5551], Brazil K000836421
    Prance, G.T. [P10347], Brazil K000836424
    Prance, G.T. [5551], Brazil K000836441
    Prance, G.T. [6862], Brazil K000836442
    Prance, G.T. [5762], Brazil K000836443
    Prance, G.T. [59338], Brazil K000836444
    Prance, G.T. [9114], Brazil K000836459
    Prance, G.T. [6575], Brazil K000836460
    Prance, G.T. [4150], Brazil K000836462
    Prance, G.T. [9558], Brazil K000836463
    Prance, G.T. [5095], Brazil K000836465
    Lima, H.C. de [6228], Brazil K000836469
    Glaziou, A. [8743], Brazil K000836435
    Glaziou, A. [12760], Brazil K000836438
    Spruce [954], Brazil K000836427
    Spruce [1735], Brazil K000836454
    s.coll. [2495], Brazil K000836455
    s.coll. [7711], Brazil K000836468
    Burchell [9551], Brazil K000836428
    Burchell [9551], Brazil K000836429
    Burchell [5836], Brazil K000836445
    Burchell [9551], Brazil K000836464
    Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K000836432
    Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001078019
    Glaziou [10929], Brazil K000836437
    Lee, A.R. [s.n.] K000836422
    Pittier, H. [12085], Costa Rica Genipa codonocalyx K000424493 Unknown type material
    Spruce, R. [3106], Peru Genipa americana var. caruto K000006531
    Spruce, R. [3106], Peru Genipa americana var. caruto K000006532

    First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 931 (1759)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Delprete, P.G. (2010). Rubiaceae Flora dos estados de Goiás e Tocantins 40: 1-1610. Universidade Federal de Goiás.
    • Borhidi, A. & Diego-Pérez, N. (2008). Coussareae, Gardenieae, Hedyotideae, Mussaendeae, Naucleae, Rondeletieae (Rubiaceae) Flora de Guerrero 35: 1-122. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
    • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
    • Delprete, P.G., Smith, L.B., Klein, R.M. (2005). Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 2: 349-842. Herbário "Barbosa Rodrigues", Atají, Brasil.
    • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Linares, J.L. (2003 publ. 2005). Lista comentado de los árboles nativos y cultivados en la República de El Salvador Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 44: 105-268.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Williams, R.O. & Cheeseman, E.E. in Williams, R.O. (1928). Rubiales Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(1): 1-48. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
    • Delprete, P.G., Smith, L.B., Klein, R.M. (2005). Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 2: 349-842. Herbário "Barbosa Rodrigues", Atají, Brasil.
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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