Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Calliandra purpurea (L.) Benth.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Antilles to N. Venezuela and N. Colombia, Guyana (Kanuku Mountains).

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean. Elevation range: 5–120 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Atlántico, Bolívar, Magdalena.
Habit
Shrub.

[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. 5 - 120 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[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
bellota colorada, copete de carpintero

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
Vernacular
Bois Patate, Buisson Ardent, Soldier Bush

Native to:

Colombia, Guyana, Leeward Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Calliandra purpurea (L.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 9, 2010 Devaux, D. [s.n.], St. Lucia K000654877 No
Ule, E. [7932], Roraima K000868150 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], São Paulo K000868151 Yes
Ule, E. [8396], Roraima K000868153 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], São Paulo K000868152 Yes
Slane, V. [541], St. Lucia Calliandra slaneae K000858666 isotype Yes

First published in London J. Bot. 3: 104 (1844)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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.

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

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
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Barneby, R. C. (1998). Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 74(3). Silk Tree, Guanacaste, Monkey's Earr

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    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

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0