Byrsonima spicata (Cav.) Rich. ex Kunth

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 5: 114 (1821)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Caribbena to S. Tropical America. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Leeward Is., Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic 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.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • 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.
  • González Gutiérrez, P.A. & Meyer, K. (2019). Flora de la republica de Cuba : Serie A, Plantas vasculares 24: 1-251.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae). Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. 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.

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 of Boyacá Project

  • Milliken, W. (2015). Plants for malaria, plants for fever. In: State of the World's Plants 2016. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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.
  • 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.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.

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.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bang, M. [1643], Bolivia K000426910 Yes
Burchell [9668], Brazil K001219901 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [85], Brazil K001219903 Yes
s.coll. [838], Brazil K001219907 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K001219908 Yes
Archer, W.A. [7800], Brazil K001219912 Yes
Eiten, G. [9488], Brazil K001219913 Yes
Argent, G. [6642], Brazil K001219919 Yes
Martinelli, G. [12307], Brazil K001219930 Yes
Glaziou, A. [18924], Brazil K001219933 Yes
Sandeman, C. [2188], Brazil K001219934 Yes
Pipoly, J. [6654], Brazil K001219888 Yes
Milliken, W. [336], Brazil K001219896 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [84], Brazil K001219911 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6279], Brazil K001219895 Yes
Maas, P.J.M. [423], Brazil K001219923 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6217], Brazil K001219894 Yes
Prance, G.T. [1272], Brazil K001219897 Yes
Nee, M. [34355], Brazil K001219932 Yes
Ule, E. [8881], Brazil K001219935 Yes
Philcox, D. [3344], Brazil K001219921 Yes
Mori, S. [17517], Brazil K001219891 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [49], Brazil K001219926 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10076], Brazil K001219920 Yes
Prance, G.T. [9289], Brazil K001219889 Yes
Robert, A. [5516], Brazil K001219886 Yes
Daly, D.C. [3925], Brazil K001219890 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [1302], Brazil K001219916 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [804], Brazil K001219917 Yes
Anderson, W.R. [11096], Brazil K001219929 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [49], Brazil K001219928 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [5133], Brazil K001219892 Yes
Harley, R.M. [11134], Brazil K001219918 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10996], Brazil K001219915 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [4378], Brazil K001219924 Yes
Fróes, R. [1815], Brazil K001219899 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001219905 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [8716], Brazil K001219931 Yes
Hostmann [1009], Surinam K000426880 Yes
Spruce [1999], Brazil K001219902 Yes
Hostmann [1009], Surinam K000426881 Yes
Spruce [20], Brazil K001219900 Yes
Pearce [s.n.], Bolivia K000426911 Yes
Philcox, D. [3250], Brazil K001219922 Yes
Eiten, G. [9592], Brazil K001219925 Yes
Argent, G. [6431], Brazil K001219887 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [82], Brazil K001219904 Yes
Spruce, R. [128], Brazil K001219909 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K001219910 Yes
Sandeman, C. [2188], Brazil K001219898 Yes
Eiten, G. [9480], Brazil K001219914 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001219893 Yes
Ferreira, L.V. [27], Brazil K001219927 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
    • 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/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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