Genus:
Hevea Aubl.

Hevea guianensis Aubl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia. Elevation range: 80–650 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Caquetá, Putumayo, Vaupés.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Buyecacu (Cubeo)

[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. 80 - 650 m.; Amazonia.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
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
bizcocho, caucho, siringa, siringa cauchosa, siringa de hoja larga, siringa propia, siringalo, siringo

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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Hevea guianensis Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 1950 s.coll. [2573], French Guiana K000572935 Yes
Apr 1, 1950 Poiteau [s.n], French Guiana K000572936 Yes
Apr 1, 1950 Leprieur, M. [s.n.], French Guiana K000572934 Yes
Vicentini, A. [715], Brazil K001205739 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8650], Brazil K001205744 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205759 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21016], Brazil K001205761 Yes
Prance, G.T. [17755], Brazil K001205771 Yes
Prance, G.T. [24121], Brazil K001205773 Yes
Silva, S.S. [1301.3083], Brazil K001205767 Yes
Henderson, A. [465], Brazil K001205780 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205747 Yes
Ducke, A. [23742], Brazil K001205756 Yes
Ule, E. [5352], Brazil K001205751 Yes
Schultes, R. [8824], Brazil K001205778 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [20825], Brazil K001205762 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [20826], Brazil K001205765 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5800], Brazil K001205837 Yes
Ducke, A. [21715], Brazil K001205758 Yes
Ule, E. [5352] K001205750 Yes
Ducke, A. [21717], Brazil K001205753 Yes
Ducke, A. [1708], Brazil K001205746 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [1626], Brazil K001205775 Yes
Assunção, P.A.C.L. [38], Brazil K001205742 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [292], Brazil K001205740 Yes
Vicentini, A. [834], Brazil K001205738 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [741], Brazil K001205769 Yes
Ducke, A. [21959], Brazil K001205763 Yes
Pires, J.M. [51469], Brazil K001205772 Yes
Campbell, D.G. [22440], Brazil K001205776 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205730 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [1625], Brazil K001205835 Yes
Prance, G.T. [8965], Brazil K001205768 Yes
Ruiz, A.G. [215], Peru K000111722 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8650], Brazil K001205745 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21016], Brazil K001205760 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10313], Brazil K001205777 Yes
Thomas, W. [5420], Brazil K001205743 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205757 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [9115], Brazil K001205764 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205752 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205748 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [20844], Brazil K001205774 Yes
Henderson [465], Brazil K001205779 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5800], Brazil K001205836 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [6531], Brazil K001205755 Yes
Sothers, C.A. [138], Brazil K001205741 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [21127], Brazil K001205754 Yes
Poisson, E. [s.n.], Brazil K001205770 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205749 Yes
Peru K000111716 Yes
Peru K000111717 Yes
Peru K000111718 Yes
Peru K000111719 Yes
Peru K000111721 Yes
Colombia K001501174 Yes
Colombia K001501175 Yes
Colombia K001501176 Yes
Peru K001501177 Yes

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 871 (1775)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Sam, H.V. & Van Welzen, P.C. (2004). Revision of Annesijoa, Elateriospermum and the Introduced species of Hevea in Malesia (Euphorbiaceae) Blumea 49: 425-440.

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

  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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.
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  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
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  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
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  • 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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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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