Byrsonima verbascifolia (L.) DC.

First published in Prodr. 1: 579 (1824)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cuba (Island de la Juventad), Trinidad to Central & S. Tropical America. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the wet 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 South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

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.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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 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.

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

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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
  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
  • 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/
  • 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.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (ed.) (1999). Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1992 Arbo, M.M. [4665], Brazil K001055877 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Forero, E. [7928], Brazil K001055876 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Hatschbach, G.G. [39086], Brazil K001055873 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Eiten, G. [10024], Brazil K001055885 Yes
Jan 1, 1977 Pires, J.M. [52305], Brazil K001055907 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Irwin, H.S. [18921], Brazil K001055878 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Irwin, H.S. [6656], Brazil K001055880 Yes
Jan 1, 1936 Mimura, I. [74], Brazil K001055906 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [10871], Brazil K001055892 Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001055898 Yes
Regnell, A.F. [II/31], Brazil K001055915 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [8171], Brazil K001072750 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001055920 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [5666], Brazil K001055897 Yes
Argent, G.C.G. [6520], Brazil K001055909 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [9366], Brazil K001055916 Yes
Sellow, F. [165], Brazil K001055890 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [1351], Brazil K001055883 Yes
Schomburgk, R. [447], Guyana K001055900 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [9110], Brazil K001055879 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [8171], Brazil K001072752 Yes
Milliken, W. [2236], Brazil K001055871 Yes
Eiten, G. [8555], Brazil K001055886 Yes
Gardner, G. [3059], Brazil K001055888 Yes
Harley, R.M. [16096], Brazil K001055894 Yes
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001055895 Yes
Argent, G.C.G. [6693], Brazil K001055910 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [4321], Brazil K001055875 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001055896 Yes
Sellow, F. [1493], Brazil K001055903 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [1721], Brazil K001055904 Yes
Ramos, J. [R&S17a], Brazil K001055881 Yes
Martius, C.F.P. [s.n.], Brazil K001072751 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [2429], Brazil K001055872 Yes
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001055917 Yes
Harris, L. [s.n.], Brazil K001055918 Yes
Gardner, G. [2051], Brazil K001055921 Yes
Sellow, F. [173], Brazil K001055902 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [5384], Brazil K001055922 Yes
Blanchet, J.S. [s.n.], Brazil K001055914 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [2116], Brazil K001055870 Yes
Weir, J. [131], Brazil K001055912 Yes
Philcox, D. [3008], Brazil K001055884 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10486], Brazil K001055874 Yes
Onishi, E. [343], Brazil K001055911 Yes
Pires, J.M. [52305], Brazil K001055905 Yes
Philcox, D. [3699], Brazil K001055882 Yes
Souza, R. [6836], Brazil K001055908 Yes
Gardner, G. [3615], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. latifolia K001055893 Yes
Gardner, G. [3059], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. latifolia K001055889 Yes
Gardner, G. [948], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. latifolia K001055913 Yes
s.coll. [1488], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. latifolia K001055901 Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. latifolia K001055891 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [20767], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. villosa K001055899 Yes
Dusén, P. [10579], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. villosa K001055925 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [7554], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. villosa K001055919 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [20768], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. villosa K001055923 Yes
Ule, E. [7807], Brazil Byrsonima verbascifolia var. villosa K001055924 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