Genus:
Hevea Aubl.

Hevea pauciflora (Spruce ex Benth.) Müll.Arg.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America. It is used for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia. Elevation range: 100–300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland).

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

[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, siringa

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

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Hevea pauciflora (Spruce ex Benth.) Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1978 Fróes, R.L. [21137], Amazonas K000572940 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Fróes, R.L. [21137], Amazonas K000572941 Unknown type material Yes
Jenman, G.S. [621], Guyana K000573020 Yes
Jenman, G.S. [621], Guyana K000573021 Yes
Berkhout, A.H. [s.n.], Suriname K001205722 Yes
Lleras, E. [P/16580], Brazil K001205720 Yes
Rodrigues, W.A. [10667], Brazil K001205659 Yes
[Berhhms, S.H.] [77], Suriname K001205721 Yes
Rodrigues, W.A. [10666], Brazil K001205660 Yes
Colombia K001501232 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501260 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501261 Yes
colombia (Vaupes) K001501262 Yes

First published in Linnaea 34: 203 (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.
  • Sam, H.V. & Van Welzen, P.C. (2004). Revision of Annesijoa, Elateriospermum and the Introduced species of Hevea in Malesia (Euphorbiaceae) Blumea 49: 425-440.

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
  • Castañeda, R.R. (1991). Frutas silvestres de Colombia. Instituto Colombiano de Cultura Hispánica.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jansen, P., Lemmens, R., Oyen, L., Siemonsma, J., Stavast, F. & Van Valkenburg, J. (1991) Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Basic list of species and commodity grouping. Final version. Pudoc, Wageningen.

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