Cariniana pyriformis Miers

This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Colombia to NW. Venezuela. It is has environmental uses, as a soil improver and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Pacific. Elevation range: 30–770 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Boyacá, Chocó, Córdoba, Norte de Santander, Santander.
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): NT. National Red List of Colombia (2021): CR A2cd+4cd.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Abarco

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 30 - 770 m.
Conservation
Critically endangered.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Tree.

[CPLC]

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

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 30 - 770 m.; Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
En Peligro Crítico

[UNAL]

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/

Vernacular
abarco, chibugá, cocoabarco, papelillo, piloncillo

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.

[UPB]
Use Environmental Soil Improvers
Live plant (in situ) - Soil improver (Valencia 2014).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Wood
Entire plant - Used for construction (Valencia 2014, López-Camacho et al. 2016). Entire plant - Used as wood (López-Camacho et al. 2016).

Native to:

Colombia, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Spanish
Abarco, chibugá, caobano, caoba falsa, coco abarco, coco huasco, fono tallador, poná, papelillo, piloncillo.

Cariniana pyriformis Miers appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1972 s.coll. [3821], Trinidad & Tobago K000600058 Yes
Prestoe [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K000600059 holotype Yes

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 290 (1874)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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.
  • 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.

Literature

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

  • Cárdenas, D. & Salinas, N. [eds.]. (2006). Libro rojo de plantas de Colombia. Especies maderables amenazadas parte I. Bogotá: Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas SINCHI - Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial.
  • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • López-Camacho, R., Pulido, E., Diaz, J. (2016). APP Especies Maderables Versión 2 [online application software]. Retrieved from http://itunes.apple.com
  • Valencia, D. A. A. (2014). Las especies vegetales promisorias: caso del departamento de Antioquia. (Ingenieria Forestal), Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia, Medellin

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

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

  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    ColPlantA database
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    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/