Lecythis tuyrana Pittier

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 26: 9 (1927)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Panama to N. Ecuador. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Descriptions

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. 10 - 220 m.; Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
Vulnerable
[CPLC]

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
olla de mono, olleta de mono, olleto
[UNAL]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 10 - 220 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Tree.
[UPB]

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Pacific. Elevation range: 10–220 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bolívar, Boyacá, Córdoba, Santander.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): VU A2c+4c.
Habit
Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Olleto
[UPFC]

Uses

Use Materials Wood
Used for construction (López-Camacho et al 2016).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
[UPB]

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

Common Names

Spanish
Coco cristal, olleto, coco, coco olleto, fono.

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

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

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. 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
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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