Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Calliandra surinamensis Benth.

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

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 250–1780 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Boyacá, Caquetá, Casanare, Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Meta, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Vaupés.
Habit
Shrub, Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.

[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
acacia, clavellino, dormidero, dormilón

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
A small tree or shrub.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with one pair of pinnae.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in heads, and stamens red above, white below and connate in their lower part into an exserted column.

[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. 250 - 1780 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Calliandra, Pompon de Marin, Salsa

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental

Native to:

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

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Benin, Cameroon, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Hawaii, Kenya, Leeward Is., New Guinea, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Windward Is., Zimbabwe

Calliandra surinamensis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2011 Barbon [1930], Philippines K000724434 No
May 1, 2011 Barbon [6043], Philippines K000724435 No
Aug 1, 2002 Ducke, A. [s.n.], Pará K000868119 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000868140 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Ducke [496], Amazonas K000868141 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Ferreira, C.A.C. [s.n.], Amazonas K000868142 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Fróes, R.L. [20975], Amazonas K000868122 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Prance, G.T. [8929], Rondônia K000868120 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Schatz, G.E. [816], Maranhão K000868145 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Silva, M. [2600], Pará K000868121 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Lowrie, S.R. [420], Acre K000868148 Yes
Jul 1, 2002 Kuhlmann, J.G. [s.n.], Pará K000868123 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Gaerlan, F.J.M. [3417], Philippines K000724433 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ferreira, C.A.C. [5260], Brazil K000868147 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Rabelo, B.V. [2953], Amapá K000868146 Yes
Nov 1, 1986 Pires, M.J.P. [880], Pará K000868144 Yes
Dec 1, 1878 Glaziou, A.F.M. [9779], Brazil K000868132 Yes
Silva, M.B. [25], Pará K000868139 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000868127 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9482], Brazil K000868131 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9431], Brazil K000868133 Yes
Archer, W.A. [7869], Pará K000868124 Yes
Silva, A. [76], Pará K000868125 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Rio de Janeiro K000868135 Yes
Archer, W.A. [8021], Pará K000868126 Yes
Archer, W.A. [7628], Pará K000868149 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9619], Brazil K000868128 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9970], Pará K000868130 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9658], Brazil K000868129 Yes
Spruce, R. [259], Brazil K000868138 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Pará K000868136 Yes
Baldwin, J.T. Jr. [4513], Pará K000868137 Yes
Cordeiro, M.R. [2479], Pará K000868143 Yes
Spruce, R. [389], Para K000532291 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9482], Pará K000868134 Yes
Bolivia K001476690 Yes
Venezuela K001476691 Yes
Venezuela K001476692 Yes
Peru K001476693 Yes
Peru K001476694 Yes
Peru K001476695 Yes
Peru K001476696 Yes
Peru K001476697 Yes
Peru K001476698 Yes

First published in London J. Bot. 3: 105 (1844)

Accepted by

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  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
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