Ouratea Aubl.

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane: 397 (1775)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Tropical America, Ascension, W. Central Tropical Africa.


Native to:

Ascension, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.


Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2020). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tax.12421. epublication.
  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —Gilg in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 33: 248 (1903).

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Hist. Pl. Guian. Fr. 1: 397, t. 152 (1775).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1984 Cid, C.A. [3325], Brazil K001202219 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Mori, S. [15772], Brazil K001202285 Yes
Zarucchi, J.L. [2220], Colombia 48889.000 No
Pennington, R.T. [168], Bolivia 56642.000 No
Coradin, L. [6606], Brazil K001202179 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [2731], Brazil K001202184 Yes
Harley, R.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001202190 Yes
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202199 Yes
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202201 Yes
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202202 Yes
Burchell [3374], Brazil K001202205 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [938], Brazil K001202213 Yes
Brooks, R.R. [622], Brazil K001202229 Yes
Argent, G. [6564], Brazil K001202233 Yes
Prance, G.T. [s.n.], Brazil K001202239 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [66669], Brazil K001202244 Yes
Argent, G. [6392], Brazil K001202260 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [1937], Brazil K001202261 Yes
Argent, G.C.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202268 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5611], Brazil K001202270 Yes
Stannard, B.L. [718], Brazil K001202276 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [5609], Brazil K001202293 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [1920], Brazil K001202295 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8283], Brazil K001202302 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8112], Brazil K001202306 Yes
Harley, R.M. [28263], Brazil K001202308 Yes
Zappi, D. [425], Brazil K001202318 Yes
Coradin, L. [7423], Brazil K001202180 Yes
Burchell [3507], Brazil K001202204 Yes
Gardner [957], Brazil K001202208 Yes
Ducke [369], Brazil K001202166 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [3843], Brazil K001202186 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [4619], Brazil K001202248 Yes
Henderson, A. [607], Brazil K001202259 Yes
Lima, H.C. [5747], Brazil K001202297 Yes
Pereira, B.A.S. [47], Brazil K001202211 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5611], Brazil K001202269 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5393], Brazil K001202187 Yes
Burchell [3730], Brazil K001202198 Yes
Custodio Filho, A. [2436], Brazil K001202221 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24248], Brazil K001202294 Yes
Hopkins, M.J.G. [821], Brazil K001202258 Yes
Walter, B.M.T. [2088], Brazil K001202173 Yes
Belem, R.P. [3673], Brazil K001202274 Yes
Collenette, C.L. [144], Brazil K001202207 Yes
Furlan, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001202217 Yes
Pouakouyou, D. [43], Cameroon K000673548 No
Milliken, W. [524], Brazil K001202275 Yes
Custodio Filho, A. [2436], Brazil K001202222 Yes
Argent, G. [6707], Brazil K001202265 Yes
Burchell [4558], Brazil K001202200 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [24], Brazil K001202282 Yes
Zappi, D. [421], Brazil K001202317 Yes
Giulietti, A.M. [33409], Brazil K001202191 Yes
Rusby, H.H. [2673], Brazil K001202177 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C. A. [6108], Brazil K001202263 Yes
Morawetz, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001202320 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10382], Brazil K001202234 Yes
Ramos, J.F. [s.n.], Brazil K001202314 Yes
Campbell, D.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202311 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5771], Brazil K001202271 Yes
Agra, M.F. [688], Brazil K001202288 Yes
Silva, L.B. [6080], Brazil K001202243 Yes
Prance, G.T. [20547], Brazil K001202315 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8447], Brazil K001202304 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5372], Brazil K001202182 Yes
Gardner [1265], Brazil K001202168 Yes
Yamamoto, K. [300], Suriname K001202172 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8432], Brazil K001202298 Yes
Arbo, M.M. [3909], Brazil K001202290 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8376], Brazil K001202303 Yes
Ekema, N. [962], Cameroon K000673546 No
Gardner [1265], Brazil K001202169 Yes
Stannard, B. [5063], Brazil K001202246 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [6845], Brazil K001202192 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21091], Brazil K001202185 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [4619], Brazil K001202249 Yes
Agra, M.F. [688], Brazil K001202291 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [7026], Brazil K001202195 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [104], Brazil K001202209 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [8312], Brazil K001202316 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8941], Brazil K001202266 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8020], Brazil K001202301 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [71], Brazil K001202279 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [2906], Brazil K001202305 Yes
Stannard, B. [s.n.], Brazil K001202247 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [139], Brazil K001202231 Yes
Saar, E. [5691], Brazil K001202252 Yes
Argent, G. [6353], Brazil K001202264 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [s.n.], Brazil K001202218 Yes
Lyra-Lemos, R.P. [2869], Brazil K001202255 Yes
Hassler, E. [11440], Paraguay K001202176 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [8115], Brazil K001202174 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [6848], Brazil K001202193 Yes
Eiten, G. [6871], Brazil K001202230 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [273], Brazil K001202284 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [7161], Brazil K001202194 Yes
Eiten, G. [6500], Brazil K001202223 Yes
Prance, G.T. [22847], Brazil K001202242 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [2152], Brazil K001202237 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [2095], Brazil K001202232 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24896], Brazil K001202171 Yes
Campbell, D.G. [21835], Brazil K001202238 Yes
Stannard, B. [5674], Brazil K001202253 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5126], Brazil K001202183 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [24], Brazil K001202281 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [7004], Brazil K001202210 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8941], Brazil K001202267 Yes
Saavedra, M.M. [461], Brazil K001202300 Yes
Prance, G.T. [29999], Brazil K001202287 Yes
Carvalho, A.M. [2290], Brazil K001202227 Yes
Pennington, T.D. [s.n.], Brazil K001202241 Yes
Ndam, N. [1318], Cameroon K000673352 No
Ratter, J.A. [6208], Brazil K001202280 Yes
Onishi, E. [328], Brazil K001202292 Yes
Brooks, R.R. [650], Brazil K001202228 Yes
Ramos, J. [12], Brazil K001202235 Yes
Collenette, C.L. [144], Brazil K001202206 Yes
Philcox, D. [3004], Brazil K001202236 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [6581], Brazil K001202189 Yes
Ducke [467], Brazil K001202167 Yes
Duarte, A.P. [8021], Brazil K001202240 Yes
Lima, H.C. [3905], Brazil K001202289 Yes
Robert, A. [616], Brazil K001202170 Yes
Bogner [1210], Brazil K001202319 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8080], Brazil K001202307 Yes
Rosa, N.A. [1826], Brazil K001202310 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [273], Brazil K001202283 Yes
Pipoly, J. [6755], Brazil K001202257 Yes
Silva, L.B. [6080], Brazil K001202245 Yes
Almeida, J. [88], Brazil K001202220 Yes
Agra, M.F. [679], Brazil K001202309 Yes
Prance, G.T. [59314], Brazil K001202188 Yes
Ekema, N. [1066], Cameroon K000673543 No
Plowman, T. [12693], Brazil K001202214 Yes
Prance, G.T. [58671], Brazil K001202272 Yes
Saavedra, M.M. [549], Brazil K001202196 Yes
Stannard, B. [s.n.], Brazil K001202216 Yes
Eiten, G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202296 Yes
Sonké, B. [1100], Cameroon K000749126 No
Burchell [4615], Brazil K001202197 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [71], Brazil K001202278 Yes
Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202203 Yes
Santos, T.S. [480], Brazil K001202215 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5166], Brazil K001202181 Yes
Belem, R.P. [3646], Brazil K001202273 Yes
Heringer, F.P. [5555], Brazil K001202178 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6852], Brazil K001202254 Yes
Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8379], Brazil K001202299 Yes
Campbell, D.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202312 Yes
Plowman, T. [10035], Brazil K001202212 Yes
Silva, J.A. [171], Brazil K001202286 Yes
Madison, M.T. [6144], Brazil K001202226 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [3381], Brazil K001202313 Yes
Ganev, W. [2507], Brazil K001202225 Yes
Ekema, N. [1018], Cameroon K000673531 No
Harley, R.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001202277 Yes
Sellow [360], Guyana K001202175 Yes
Atkins, S. [5573], Brazil K001202251 Yes
Philcox, D. [3189], Brazil K001202262 Yes
Harley, R. [5568], Brazil K001202250 Yes
Ganev, W. [2507], Brazil K001202224 Yes
Christenson, G.M. [1149], Brazil K001202256 Yes


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