1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Myrciaria O.Berg
      1. Myrciaria floribunda (H.West ex Willd.) O.Berg

        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. 50 - 1800 m.; Amazonia, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbolito
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [FTEA]

    Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

    Habit
    Evergreen shrub or small tree 3–4.5 m tall with reddish brown branchlets, puberulous when young; bark flaking.
    Leaves
    Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, 2.5–8 cm long, 0.8–3 cm wide with slender attenuate apex with sharply acute tip; petiole 3 mm long.
    Inflorescences
    Flower clusters subsessile.
    Stamens
    Stamens ± 75.
    Fruits
    Fruit orange to dark red or blackish red, globose or ± oblate-spheroid, 0.8–1.6 cm diameter.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, 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, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Hawaii, Tanzania

    Myrciaria floribunda (H.West ex Willd.) O.Berg appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2016 Prévost, M.F. [3005], French Guiana K001019938
    Jan 1, 2013 Sastre, C., Sastre, F., Moretti, [3854], French Guiana K000812323
    Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1071], Mato Grosso K000578719
    Jan 1, 2008 Sasaki, D. [2041], Mato Grosso K000578720
    Jan 1, 2008 Sasaki, D. [2140], Mato Grosso K000578721
    Jan 1, 2005 Plowman, T. [12767], Bahia K000018699
    Mar 9, 2004 Lucas, E.J., Forzza, R.C., Assis, [255], Brazil K000812297
    Mar 9, 2004 Lucas, E.J., Forzza, R.C., Assis, [255], Brazil K000812298
    Jan 1, 2004 de Carvalho, A.M. [3905], Bahia K000170465
    Jan 1, 2004 Harley, R. et al [3297], Bahia K000170445
    Jan 1, 2004 Harley, R. et al [3297], Bahia K000170450
    Jan 1, 2003 Glaziou, A.F.M. [11985], Brazil K000565859
    Jan 1, 1993 Gardner [6023], Brazil K000565861 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Gardner [6023], Brazil K000565862 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Gardner [5460], Brazil K000565877 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.], Bahia K000001410 isosyntype
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [1033], Brazil K000565863 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [562], Roraima K000565883 isolectotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [s.n.], Guyana K000565884 isolectotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [780], Guyana K000565885 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [780], Guyana K000565886 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [780], Guyana K000565887 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Schomburgk [780], Guyana K000565888 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Glaziou, A.F.M. [6535], Brazil K000565860 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Hostmann [1192], Surinam K000565880 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Hostmann [1159], Surinam K000565881 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Hostmann [1192], Surinam K000565882 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000565875 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000565876 syntype
    Jan 1, 1993 Reitz, R. [6312], Santa Catarina K000565879 isotype
    Gardner [5468], Brazil K000565878 Unknown type material
    Blanchet [3726], Brazil K000565858 isotype
    Salzmann [s.n.], Brazil K000001396 isosyntype
    Schott [1033], Brazil K000565864 isotype
    Wright, C. [2435], Cuba K000170037 isotype
    Ekman, E.L. [8555], Haiti K000170043 Unknown type material

    First published in Linnaea 27: 330 (1856)

    Accepted by

    • Kawasaki, M.L., Holst, B.K. & Pérez, A.J. (2019). Flora of Ecuador 136: 1-187. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
    • Frohlich, D. & Lau, A. (2014). New plant records for the Hawaiian islands 2012-2013 Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 115: 7-17.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2012). Nova Silva Cusatlantica. Árboles natinos e introducidos de El Salvador. Parte 2: Angiospermae - Familias M a P y Pteridophyta Englera 29-2: 1-300.
    • Amorim, B.S. & Alves, M. (2012). Myrtaceae from lowland Atlantic rainforest in the state of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil Phytotaxa 40: 33-54.
    • de Lima Lourenço, A.R. & de Vasconcellos Barbosa, M.R. (2012). Myrtaceae em restingas no limite norte de distribuição da Mata Atlântica, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 373-393.
    • de Oliveira Bünger, M., Scalon, V.R., Sobral, M. & Stehmann, J.R. (2012). Myrtaceae no parque estadual do Itacolomi, Minas Gerais, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 857-881.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • 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.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Oliveira Morais, P. & Lombardi, J.A. (2006). A família Myrtaceae na reserva particular do patrimônio natural da Serra do Caraça, Cata Altas, Minas Gerais, Brasil Lundiana 1: 1-32.
    • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
    • Barrie, F.R. (2005). Personal communication on Myrtaceae Field Museum of Natural History.
    • 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.
    • Zappi, D.C. & al. (2003). Lista das plantas vasculares de Catoles Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 21(2): 345-398.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Frohlich, D. & Lau, A. (2014). New plant records for the Hawaiian islands 2012-2013 Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 115: 7-17.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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