Psidium oligospermum Mart. ex DC.

First published in Prodr. 3: 236 (1828)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Tropical America. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Amorim, B.S. & Alves, M. (2012). Myrtaceae from lowland Atlantic rainforest in the state of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil. Phytotaxa 40: 33-54.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Landrum, L.R. (2017). The genus Psidium (Myrtaceae) in the state of Bahia, Brazil. Cantonia 13: 1-101.
  • Nelson-Sutherland, C. (2010). Adiciones y Comentarios a la Flora de Honduras. Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 51: 70-88.
  • Sobral, M., Costa Souza, M. Mazine-Capelo, F. & Lucas, E. (2010). Nomenclatural notes on Brazilian Myrtaceae. Phytotaxa 8: 51-58.
  • de Lima Lourenço, A.R. & de Vasconcellos Barbosa, M.R. (2012). Myrtaceae em restingas no limite norte de distribuição da Mata Atlântica, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 373-393.

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. (2012). Nova Silva Cusatlantica. Árboles natinos e introducidos de El Salvador. Parte 2: Angiospermae - Familias M a P y Pteridophyta. Englera 29-2: 1-300.
  • Huamantupa, I. & al. (2014). Adiciones de angiospermas de la flora del Perú procedentes de los bosques Andino Amazónicas del sur Peruano. Revista Peruana de Biología 21: 163-170.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Landrum, L.R. (2017). The genus Psidium (Myrtaceae) in the state of Bahia, Brazil. Cantonia 13: 1-101.
  • 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.
  • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
  • Sobral, M., Costa Souza, M. Mazine-Capelo, F. & Lucas, E. (2010). Nomenclatural notes on Brazilian Myrtaceae. Phytotaxa 8: 51-58.

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/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2010 França, F. et al. [5431], Brazil K000566583 Yes
Apr 27, 2009 Pendry, C.A. et al. [858], Mexico Psidium sartorianum K000565413 No
Mar 1, 2009 Granville, J.J. et al. [15924], Brazil Psidium sartorianum K000565265 No
Mar 1, 2009 Wood, J.R.I. et al. [19000], Bolivia Psidium sartorianum K000565266 No
Jan 1, 2005 Smith, H.H. [s.n.], Colombia Psidium sartorianum K000565517 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Wright, C. [3557], Cuba Psidium sartorianum K000170083 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Maas, P.J.M. et al. [7165], Guyana Psidium sartorianum K000566595 No
Jan 1, 1993 Arbo, M.M. [5516], Bahia Psidium sartorianum K000018472 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Arbo, M.M. [5516A], Bahia Psidium sartorianum K000018473 Yes
Mason, H.L. [1639], Mexico Psidium sartorianum K000565290 Unknown type material Yes
Bartlett, H.H. [9], Belize Psidium sartorianum K000565289 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [3708], Guyana Psidium minutiflorum K000276165 No
Jan 1, 2001 Schomburgk [952(1269)], Guyana Psidium minutiflorum K000170071 isosyntype Yes
Schomburgk [s.n.], Guyana Psidium minutiflorum K000565486 Yes
Gardner [1311], Alagoas Mitranthes gardneriana K000018789 isotype Yes
Gardner [1311], Alagoas Mitranthes gardneriana K000018790 isotype Yes
Tonduz, A. [7229], Costa Rica Calyptranthes tonduzii K000330940 isotype Yes
Feb 5, 1969 Scouler [s.n.], Galápagos Psidium galapagaeum K000565485 lectotype Yes
Jan 1, 1968 Scouler [s.n.], Galápagos Psidium galapagaeum K000565484 syntype Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. 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 2022. 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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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