Genus:
Hevea Aubl.

Hevea benthamiana Müll.Arg.

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Colombia to N. Brazil. It is used for food.

[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
caucho, lechero, siringa, siringa hoja de ratón

[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. 100 - 480 m.; Amazonia.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia. Elevation range: 100–480 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, native grassland, wetlands (inland).
Vernacular
Cucho, Lechero, Siringa, Siringa hoja de ratón

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Venezuela

Hevea benthamiana Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1978 Schultes, R.E. [9013], Amazonas K000572966 Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Spruce, R. [2560], Brazil K000572969 Yes
Apr 1, 1950 Spruce, R. [2560], Brazil K000572968 Yes
Apr 1, 1950 s.coll. [2560], Brazil K000572967 Yes
Ducke, A. [23746], Brazil K001205349 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9178], Brazil K001205411 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9754A], Brazil K001205369 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8091], Brazil K001205378 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8084], Brazil K001205389 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8971], Brazil K001205392 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10353], Brazil K001205400 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9750], Brazil K001205403 Yes
Ducke, A. [30], Brazil K001205364 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [8173], Brazil K001205380 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8139], Brazil K001205397 Yes
Sette, E.L. [683], Brazil K001205379 Yes
Ducke, A. [23747], Brazil K001205354 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8102], Brazil K001205371 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21046], Brazil K001205412 Yes
Ducke, A. [21733], Brazil K001205361 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9742], Brazil K001205386 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9739], Brazil K001205384 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [9099], Brazil K001205409 Yes
Kuhlmann, J. [2945], Brazil K001205359 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [6847], Brazil K001205376 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205428 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8099], Brazil K001205393 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21481], Brazil K001205417 Yes
Ducke, A. [21733] K001205357 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9749], Brazil K001205402 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21564], Brazil K001205416 Yes
Ducke, A. [21731], Brazil K001205363 Yes
Ducke, A. [21734], Brazil K001205353 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10352], Brazil K001205373 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9738], Brazil K001205385 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21487], Brazil K001205413 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8899], Brazil K001205382 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [s.n.], Brazil K001205372 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8987], Brazil K001205387 Yes
Ule, E. [6022], Brazil K001205365 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8102], Brazil K001205408 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9238/a], Brazil K001205404 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9547], Brazil K001205396 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9737], Brazil K001205405 Yes
Ducke, A. [21732], Brazil K001205350 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9237], Brazil K001205390 Yes
Ducke, A. [2791], Brazil K001205360 Yes
Schultes, R. [9242], Brazil K001205421 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8090], Brazil K001205398 Yes
Ducke, A. [21435] K001205356 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9753/a], Brazil K001205395 Yes
Silva, J.A. [187], Brazil K001205418 Yes
Hill, S.R. [13076], Brazil K001205419 Yes
Ducke, A. [21730], Brazil K001205367 Yes
Schultes, R. [8135], Brazil K001205406 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8880], Brazil K001205375 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9546], Brazil K001205391 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8995], Brazil K001205368 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8132], Brazil K001205407 Yes
Kuhlmann, J.G. [2947], Brazil K001205358 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001205415 Yes
Ducke, A. [21431] K001205362 Yes
Schultes, R. [8154], Brazil K001205383 Yes
Schultes, R. [9076aq], Brazil K001205410 Yes
Ducke, A. [35485], Brazil K001205351 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10355], Brazil K001205388 Yes
Prance, G.T. [4006], Brazil K001205374 Yes
Kuhlmann, J.G. [1094], Brazil K001205348 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9736], Brazil K001205401 Yes
Lako, C. [23745], Brazil K001205352 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001205355 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8084], Brazil K001205377 Yes
Ducke, A. [21743] K001205427 Yes
Ducke, A. [21729], Brazil K001205366 Yes
Spruce, R. [3326], Venezuela K001205346 Yes
Lopez [9774], Brazil K001205394 Yes
Spruce, R. [3326], Brazil K001205347 Yes
Amaral, I.L. [227], Brazil K001205381 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21082], Brazil K001205414 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9239], Brazil K001205370 Yes
Schultes, R. [8970], Brazil K001205399 Yes
Venezuela K001501105 Yes
Venezuela K001501106 Yes
Venezuela K001501107 Yes
Venezuela K001501108 Yes
Venezuela K001501109 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501110 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501111 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501112 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501113 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501114 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501115 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501116 Yes
colombia (Rio Negro) K001501118 Yes
Colombia (Rio Putamayo) K001501119 Yes
Colombia (Rio Putamayo) K001501120 Yes
Colombia (Rio Putamayo) K001501121 Yes
Colombia (Trapecio Amazonico) K001501122 Yes
Colombia (Trapecio Amazonico) K001501123 Yes
Colombia (Trapecio Amazonico) K001501124 Yes
Colombia (Trapecio Amazonico) K001501125 Yes
Colombia (Trapecio Amazonico) K001501126 Yes
Colombia (Trapecio Amazonico) K001501127 Yes
Ule, E. [6026], Brazil Hevea duckei K001205429 Yes
Ducke, A. [21744], Amazonas Hevea benthamiana var. subglabrifolia K000572958 Yes
Ducke, A. [21744], Amazonas Hevea benthamiana var. subglabrifolia K000572959 Yes
Ducke, A. [21.740], Amazonas Hevea benthamiana var. caudata K000572965 Yes
Ducke, A. [21742], Brazil Hevea benthamiana var. caudata K001205423 Yes
Ducke, A. [21741], Brazil Hevea benthamiana var. caudata K001205422 Yes

First published in Linnaea 34: 204 (1865)

Accepted by

  • 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.

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

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). 2019. Nombres comunes de las plantas de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/es/
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.

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    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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

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