Curatella americana L.

First published in Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 2: 1079 (1759)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Tropical America. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L. Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • 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.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • 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.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico. Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Molino, J.-F., Sabatier, D., Grenand, P., Engel, J., Frame, D., Delprete, P.G., Fleury, M., Odonne, G., Davy, D., Lucas, E.J. & Martin, C.A. (2022). An annotated checklist of the tree species of French Guiana, including vernacular nomenclature. Adansonia, sér. 3, 44: 345-903.
  • Mota de Oliveira, S. & Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. (eds.) (2016). Flora of the Guianas, Series A 31: 1-169. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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

  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L. Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • 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.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico. Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. 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
  • 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.
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  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2015). Listado de especies de Productos No Maderables del caribe colombiano. 366 registros, aportados por: Garcia, H. (Contacto del Recurso), López Camacho, R. (Creador del recurso), Espitia Palencia, L. (Proveedor del metadatos). Versión 2.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_bst-caribe_plantae_2015
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2013 Claussen [46] Brazil K000996754 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Pignal, M. [2588] Brazil K001071121 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Dubs, B. [1497] Brazil K001071115 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Carvalho, A.M.V.; Sant'Ana, S.C.; Jardim, J.G.; Delabie, J.; Argolo, J.; Stevens, S.; Lewis, S.; Nerone, C. [4320] Brazil K001071123 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Hatschbach, G.G.; Hatschbach, M.M.; Barbosa, E. [56484] Brazil K001071122 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Sá, C.F.; Martinelli, G.; Soares, E.; Mota, C.D.A.; Batista, E.F. [9415] Brazil K001071119 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Moreira, I.S.; Staviski, M.N.R.; Nascimento, R.S. [140] Brazil K001071125 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Lowrie, S.R.; Lowy, B.; Coelho, D.; Morreira, M.; Souza, V.M., de [114] Brazil K001071124 Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Austin, D.F.; Nauman, C.E.; Secco, R.S.; Rosário, C.; Santos, M.R. [7119] Brazil K001071126 Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Heringer, E.P.; Filgueiras, T.S.; Mendonça, R.C.; Pereira, B.A.S.; Heringer Salles, A.E.; Chagas e Silva, F. [5330] Brazil K001071118 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Irwin, H.S.; Soderstrom, T.R. [6528] Brazil K001071129 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Maguire, B.; Pires, J.M.; Maguire, C.K.; Silva, N.T., da [57140] Brazil K001071130 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Irwin, H.S.; Soderstrom, T.R. [6528] Brazil K001071144 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S.; Soderstrom, T.R. [6166] Brazil K001071139 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Prance, G.T.; Steward, J.R.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [9122] Brazil K001071140 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S.; Souza, R.; Santos, R.R. [10365] Brazil K001071142 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S.; Grear, J.W.; Souza, R.; Santos, R.R. [13838] Brazil K001071143 Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T.; Forero, E.; Pena, B.S.; Ramos, J.F. [4604] Brazil K001071132 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [5532] Brazil K001071138 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [5485] Brazil K001071131 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [5395] Brazil K001071141 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [5532] Brazil K001071137 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [5396] Brazil K001071128 Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Prance, G.T. [58451] Brazil K001071146 Yes
Glaziou, A. [s.n.] Brazil K000996766 Yes
Pires, J.M.; Cavalcante, P.B. [52595] Brazil K000996751 Yes
Mateo, E.M. [EMM 334] Mexico K001609933 Yes
Glaziou, A. [12403] Brazil K000996767 Yes
Diaz, J.; Malagon, M.; Di Sacco, A. [50] Colombia K001577142 Yes
McDowell, T.; Acevado-Rodriguez, P.; Feuillet, C.; Tiwari, S. [2100] Guyana K001636982 No
Burchell [5971-2] Brazil K000996771 Yes
Burchell [5634] Brazil K000996770 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [R 94] Brazil K001071148 Yes
Ratter, J.A.; Castro, R.A. [188] Brazil K001071145 Yes
Claussen [s.n.] Brazil K000996755 Yes
St. Hilaire, A. Brazil K000220341 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schnell, R. [9459] Brazil K001071136 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.] Brazil K001071149 Yes
Burchell [5891] Brazil K000996769 Yes
Robert, A. [369-b] Brazil K000996753 Yes
s.coll. [1280] K000996757 Yes
Gardner [2470] Brazil K000996764 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [31] Brazil K001071133 Yes
Martius [209] Brazil K000996763 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [s.n.] Brazil K000996756 Yes
Kukroff, B.A. [2055] Brazil K000996750 Yes
Otto, E. [s.n.] Venezuela K000996758 Yes
Onishi, E.; Fonseca, S.G. [187/956] Brazil K001071147 Yes
Ratter, J.A.; Milliken, W.; Coelho, D.; Lima, J.; Rodrigues Filho, P. [R/5686] Brazil K001071116 Yes
Mori, S.A.; Carvalho, AM.; Halloran, D. [13007] Brazil K001071117 Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.] Brazil K000996761 Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000996760 Yes
Taylor, E.L.; Silva, M.F.F., da; Oliviero, J.; Rosário, C.S.; Silva, J.B.F., da; Santos, M.R., dos [1231] Brazil K001071120 Yes
Gardner [913] Brazil K000996752 Yes
Pires, J.M.; Cavalcante, P.B. [52595] Brazil K001071127 Yes
Glaziou [13501] Brazil K000996765 Yes
Burchell [7326] Brazil K000996768 Yes
Gardner [2470 bis] Brazil K000996759 Yes
s.coll. [905] Brazil K001071150 Yes
Glaziou [12409] Brazil K000996762 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10002] Brazil K001071135 Yes
Ratter, J.A.; Ramos, T. [447] Brazil K001071134 Yes

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