Calophyllum brasiliense Cambess.

First published in A.F.C.de Saint-Hilaire, Fl. Bras. Merid. 1: 321 (1828)
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 animal food and a medicine and for fuel and food.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Introduced into:

Bahamas, Bermuda, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

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.
  • Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha (2000). Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 85: 1-246.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae). Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • 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.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama. Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • Rodríguez, M.E., Cardozo, A.E., Krauczuk, E.R., Fontana, J.L. & Iriart, D. (2009). Calophyllum brasiliense (Clusiaceae): Nuevo registro para la flora de la Argentina. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 44: 361-366.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2017). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 17: 1-434. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • 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.
  • de Oliveira Alkimim, W., Barnes Proença, C.E. & Bittrich, V. (2015). Flora dos Estados de Goiás e Tocantins 45: 1-111. Universidade federal de Goiás.

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

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae). Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Rodríguez, M.E., Cardozo, A.E., Krauczuk, E.R., Fontana, J.L. & Iriart, D. (2009). Calophyllum brasiliense (Clusiaceae): Nuevo registro para la flora de la Argentina. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 44: 361-366.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • 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/
  • 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.
  • 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
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • 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 (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • 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, 2011 Moricand, M.E. [s.n.], Brazil K001071860 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Glaziou, A.F.M. [20844], Brazil K001071873 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001071870 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Ducke, A. [12482], Brazil K001073335 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Argent, G.C.G. [6591], Brazil K001071857 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Eiten, G. [9197], Brazil K001071872 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Krukoff, B.A. [6754], Brazil K001071876 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Anderson, W.R. [10778], Brazil K001071836 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Spruce, R. [2798], Brazil K001071851 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Glaziou, A.F.M. [14541], Brazil K001071852 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Robert, A. [586], Brazil K001071863 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Heringer, E.P. [5453], Brazil K001071840 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Riedel [88], Brazil K001071875 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Krukoff, B.A. [7268], Brazil K001071874 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Spruce, R. [1908], Brazil K001071859 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Burchell, W.J. [7987], Brazil K001071850 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Robert, A. [569b], Brazil K001071862 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Burchell, D.C.L. [6111], Brazil K001071861 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Burchell, W.J. [7541], Brazil K001071864 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Fróes, R.L. [21344], Brazil K001071865 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Burchell, W.J. [7987], Brazil K001071853 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Krapovickas, A. [43768], Brazil K001071842 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [26061], Brazil K001071838 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [26061], Brazil K001071837 Yes
Feb 1, 1987 Grande, D.A. [102], Brazil K001071835 Yes
Oct 4, 1986 Cid, C.A. [8404], Brazil K001071841 Yes
Jan 1, 1966 Prance, G.T. [59205], Brazil K001071858 Yes
Sasaki, D. [1451], Mato Grosso K000447306 No
Sasaki, D. [1554], Mato Grosso K000447309 No
Sasaki, D. [1559], Mato Grosso K000447308 No
Ratter, J.A. [4379], Brazil K001071839 Yes
Argent, G.C.G. [6414a], Brazil K001071855 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10153], Brazil K001071868 Yes
Richards, P.W. [550], Brazil K001071866 Yes
Vicentini, A. [381], Brazil K001071880 Yes
Sasaki, D. [1106], Mato Grosso K000447307 No
Projeto Flora Cristalino [21], Mato Grosso K000447311 No
Onishi, E. [452], Brazil K001071847 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [8715], Brazil K001071867 Yes
Projeto Flora Cristalino [27], Mato Grosso K000447310 No
Hopkins, M.J.G. [1632], Brazil K001071881 Yes
Argent, G.C.G. [6414], Brazil K001071871 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [2326], Brazil K001071843 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [6468], Brazil K001071854 Yes
Philcox, D. [3346], Brazil K001071869 Yes
Kuhlmann, J.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001071845 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [11717], Brazil K001071846 Yes
Ramos, J. [146], Brazil K001071848 Yes
Eiten, G. [8652], Brazil K001071849 Yes
Philcox, D. [4210], Brazil K001071856 Yes
Dusén, P. [16158], Brazil K001071844 Yes

Sources

  • 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
    • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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