Byrsonima gardneriana A.Juss.

First published in Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 3: 296 (1843)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. & E. Brazil. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.


Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • de Almeida, R.F. & Mamede, M.C.H. (2014). Checklist, conservation status, and sampling effort analysis of Malpighiaceae in Espírito Santo state, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Botany 37: 329-337.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1094], Mato Grosso K000447860 Yes
Jan 1, 1983 Daly, D.C. [943], Brazil K001221753 Yes
Gardner [945], Brazil K000187044 Unknown type material Yes
Costa, M.B. [261], Brazil K001221760 Yes
Harley, R.M. [22772], Brazil K001221764 Yes
Freire, E. [47], Brazil K001221775 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001221777 Yes
Sales, M.F. [568], Brazil K001221788 Yes
Gardner [945], Brazil K000253625 Unknown type material Yes
Rodal, M.J.N. [495], Brazil K001221791 Yes
Harley, R.M. [19006], Brazil K001221772 Yes
Hora, M.J. [56], Brazil K001221778 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [11630], Brazil K001221755 Yes
Gomes, A.P.S. [319], Brazil K001221781 Yes
Roque, N. [389], Brazil K001221785 Yes
Moura, F. [116], Brazil K001221773 Yes
Gomes, A.P.S. [313], Brazil K001221768 Yes
Tschá, M. [656], Brazil K001221787 Yes
Ferreira, P.C. [315], Brazil K001221765 Yes
Fevereiro, P.C. [363], Brazil K001221761 Yes
Conceição, A.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001221786 Yes
Freire, E. [1], Brazil K001221789 Yes
Fevereiro, V.P.B. [s.n.], Brazil K001221763 Yes
Bamps, P. [5061], Brazil K001221770 Yes
Agra, M.F. [1412], Brazil K001221782 Yes
s.coll. [1550], Brazil K001221758 Yes
Figueiredo, L. [250], Brazil K001221779 Yes
Figueirêdo, L. [16], Brazil K001221769 Yes
Andrade, K. [268], Brazil K001221774 Yes
Arnaldo, E.F. [7392], Brazil K001221754 Yes
Freire, E. [35], Brazil K001221792 Yes
Gentry, A. [50047], Brazil K001221756 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24194], Brazil K001221776 Yes
Harley, R.M. [19006], Brazil K001221771 Yes
Inácio, E. [59], Brazil K001221790 Yes
Froes, R. [1937], Brazil K001221759 Yes
Fevereiro, V.P.B. [s.n.], Brazil K001221762 Yes
Glaziou [9694], Brazil K001221757 Yes
Gomes, A.P.S. [312], Brazil K001221780 Yes
Agra, M.F. [1302], Brazil K001221783 Yes
Laurênio, A. [340], Brazil K001221794 Yes
Laurênio, A. [285], Brazil K001221793 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [4751], Brazil K001221784 Yes
Harley, R.M. [23008], Brazil K001221766 Yes
Figueiredo, L. [92], Brazil K001221767 Yes


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