Genus:
Brosimum Sw.

Brosimum rubescens Taub.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to Brazil. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
chimico, granadillo, granadillo rosado, guáimaro, guariuba, mare, mirapiranga, palo brasil, palo de sangre, palosangre, vaco

[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 - 250 m.; Amazonia, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
Casi Amenazada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Caribbean, Pacific. Elevation range: 50–250 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Bolívar, Caquetá, Córdoba, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): NT.
Habit
Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Cococu joanicu (Cubeo)

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Brosimum rubescens Taub. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 4, 2013 Fróes, R.L. [53], Brazil K000947751 Yes
Jul 4, 2013 Krukoff, B.A. [7986], Brazil K000947754 Yes
Jul 4, 2013 Ducke, A. [1794], Brazil K000947753 Yes
Jul 4, 2013 Ducke, A. [18276], Brazil K000947752 Yes
Jul 4, 2013 Krukoff, B.A. [8759], Brazil K000947755 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Parcela 1 [550], Mato Grosso K000579897 Yes
Jul 9, 1995 Ratter, J.A. [4501], Brazil K000947741 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Balée, W.L. [2311], Brazil K000947740 Yes
Jan 1, 1989 Thomas, W.W. [5058], Brazil K000947744 Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Berg, C.C. [19851], Brazil K000947742 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [58962], Brazil K000947750 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [12169], Rio de Janeiro K000512056 isotype Yes
Cooper, G.P. [535], Panama K000512072 isotype Yes
Ducke, A. [1918], Colombia K000512071 isotype Yes
Ducke, A. [12536], Para K000512060 isotype Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [7181], Brazil K000947746 Yes
Goeldi, A. [8320], Para K000512057 isotype Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [7181], Brazil K000947745 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000947747 Yes
Vicentini, A. [1068], Brazil K000947743 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000947749 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [1384], Brazil K000947748 Yes
Ducke, A. [1916], Amazonas K000512058 isotype Yes
Ducke, A. [23622], Amazonas K000512059 isotype Yes

First published in Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 3 (1890)

Accepted by

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Montianele de Castro, R. & Rapini, A. (2010). Flora da Bahia: Moraceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 10: 97-137.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Castañeda, R.R. (1991). Frutas silvestres de Colombia. Instituto Colombiano de Cultura Hispánica.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Garrido, A.M., Cámara-Leret, R., Madriñán, S. (2014). Nombres y usos de las plantas identificadas por los indígenas cubeo de Colombia (Tesis de pregrado). Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Neotropikey

    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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