Genus:
Hevea Aubl.

Hevea nitida Mart. ex Müll.Arg.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Brazil (Amazonas). 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, lechoso, pegajoso, siringa, siringa de panguana, siringa de sabana, siringa pegajosa, siringarana

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia. Elevation range: 250–450 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Caquetá, Guaviare, Vaupés.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Buyecacu (Cubeo), Lechoso, Pegajoso

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

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

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia

Hevea nitida Mart. ex Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1990 Ducke, A [21961], Amazonas K000572956 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Froés [21223], Amazonas K000572954 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Fróes, R.L. [21223], Amazonas K000572955 Unknown type material Yes
Apr 1, 1950 Ducke, A [23749], Amazonas K000572957 Yes
Ducke, A. [21961] K001205439 Yes
Ducke, A. [21961], Brazil K001205441 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10171], Brazil K001205447 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21329], Brazil K001205444 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [1628], Brazil K001205430 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [20718], Brazil K001205443 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9778], Brazil K001205435 Yes
Schultes, R. [10194], Brazil K001205448 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8985], Brazil K001205433 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10197], Brazil K001205436 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [1628], Brazil K001205431 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [21223], Brazil K001205442 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9675], Brazil K001205450 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9777], Brazil K001205449 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [11916a], Brazil K001205438 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [8060], Brazil K001205432 Yes
Ducke, A. [21961] K001205440 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10169], Brazil K001205446 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [9575], Brazil K001205445 Yes
Schultes, R. [9679], Brazil K001205434 Yes
Schultes, R.E. [10179], Brazil K001205437 Yes
Peru K000111701 Yes
colombia (Amazonas) K001501217 Yes
colombia (Amazonas) K001501218 Yes
colombia (Amazonas) K001501219 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501220 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501221 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501222 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501223 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501224 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501225 Yes

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 11(2): 301 (1874)

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.

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

  • 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.
  • 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
  • García Castro, N. J. (2011). Plantas nativas empleadas en alimentación en Colombia. Instituo de Investigaciones Biológicas Alexander von Humboldt. http://repository.humboldt.org.co/handle/20.500.11761/31275
  • Garrido, A.M., Cámara-Leret, R., Madriñán, S. (2014). Nombres y usos de las plantas identificadas por los indígenas cubeo de Colombia (Tesis de pregrado). Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá.
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.

  • 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
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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

    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 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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