Haematoxylum brasiletto H.Karst.

First published in Fl. Columb. 2: 27 (1862)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Colombia. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a poison and a medicine and for fuel.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Haiti, Netherlands Antilles

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L. Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • 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.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico. Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L. Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico. Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • 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.
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  • 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 (2015). Identificación de las plantas útiles como Productos Forestales No Maderables del Bosque seco-Tropical en tres ventanas del Caribe colombiano. 1386 registros, aportados por: Garcia, H. (Contacto del Recurso), López Camacho, R. (Creador del recurso), Sarmiento Bernal, C. (Proveedor del metadatos). Espitia Palenci, L. (Autor), Gallego, B. (Punto de contacto), Aguilar Cano, J. (Curador), Mendoza, H. (Curador). Versión 2.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=rrbb_bst-caribe_plantae_2015
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (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
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International Legume Database and Information Service

  • McVaugh, R. (1987). Flora Novo-Galiciana 5:1-786. Leguminosae
  • Standley, P. C. & Steyermark, J. A (1946). Fieldiana, Bot. 24(5) :1-425 Leguminosae

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Lewis, G.P.; Hughes, C.E.; Contreras Jimenéz, J.L. [2057] Mexico K000661924 Yes
Jan 1, 2004 Lewis, G.P.; Hughes, C.E.; Contreras Jimenéz, J.L. [2057] Mexico K000661923 Yes
Jul 1, 1996 Espinoza, R. [1437] Costa Rica K000661983 Yes
Nov 1, 1995 Espinoza, R. [998] Costa Rica K000661980 Yes
Oct 1, 1995 Quesada, F. [58] Costa Rica K000661982 Yes
Jun 1, 1994 Quesada, F. [91] Costa Rica K000661984 Yes
Mar 1, 1994 Morales, J.F.; González, J.; Quesada, F.; Cano, C. [2569] Costa Rica K000661981 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Ayala, M.G. [91-56] Mexico K000661978 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Wiggins, I.L. [14495] Mexico K000661937 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Liebmann, F.M. [16] Mexico K000661935 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Liebmann, F.M. [15] Mexico K000661934 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Gonzalez Ortega, J. [128] Mexico K000661936 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Seler, C.; Seler, E. [1715] Mexico K000661941 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Palmer, E. [125] Mexico K000661942 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Johnston, I.M. [4335] Mexico K000661938 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Seler, C.; Seler, E. [3343] Guatemala K000661940 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Liebmann, F.M. [13] Mexico K000661933 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Palmer, E. [48] Mexico K000661943 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Wiggins, I.L. [15694] Mexico K000661946 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Langlassé, E. [825] Mexico K000661939 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Carter, A. [2643] Mexico K000661947 Yes
Dec 14, 1986 Gentry, H.S. [1242] Mexico K000661944 Yes
Jan 1, 1986 Hinton, G.B. [3193] Mexico K000119727 Yes
Jan 1, 1986 Hinton, G.B. [5850] Mexico K000119728 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Torres C., R.; Martínez, S.E.M. [375] Mexico K000661985 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Torres C., R.; Martínez, S.E.M. [373] Mexico K000661989 Yes
May 1, 1940 Eyerdam, W.J.; Beetle, A.A. [8679] Mexico K000661945 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [671] Mexico K000661986 Yes
Palmer, E. [s.n.] Mexico K000264530 Unknown Type Material Yes
Reynoso Dueñas, J.J.; Ramírez, D.R.; Rico, L.; Aguilar, G.R. [550] Mexico K000661926 Yes
Lozada P., L. [1361] Mexico K000661927 Yes
Lewis, G.P.; Hughes, C.E. [1711] Guatemala K000661961 Yes
Magallanes, J.A.S.; Lott, E.J. [2822] Mexico K000661987 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [1145] Mexico K000661979 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [3388] Mexico K000119731 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [828] Mexico K000661932 Yes
Hawkins, J.A.; Hughes, C.E. [3] Nicaragua K000661955 Yes
Lewis, G.P.; Hughes, C.E. [1711] Guatemala K:SPC-55899.000 No
Hinton, G.B. [10048] Mexico K000119729 Yes
MACQUEEN, D.J.; Atkinson, R. [383] Guatemala K000661967 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [664] Mexico K000661931 Yes
Rico, L.; Martínez, S.E.M. [849] Mexico K000661929 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [86] Nicaragua K000661962 Yes
MACQUEEN, D.J. [57] Guatemala K000661964 Yes
Soto Núñez, J.C.; Torres C., R.; Palomino, G.; Mercado R., P. [2695] Mexico K000661990 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [798] Costa Rica K000661963 Yes
Hawkins, J.A.; Hughes, C.E. [17] Guatemala K000661965 Yes
Amith, J.; Hall, G.; Domínguez, E. [0169] Mexico K000661977 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [597] Mexico K000661988 Yes
Castillo, J.J.; Castillo, A. [2815] Guatemala K000661966 Yes
Rico, L.; Martínez, S.E.M. [889] Mexico K000661925 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [9975] Mexico K000119730 Yes
Hughes, C.E. [1145] Mexico K000661930 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [9715] Mexico K000661928 Yes

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