Pentagonia macrophylla Benth.

First published in Bot. Voy. Sulphur: 105 (1845)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Nicaragua to Ecuador. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panamá

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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.
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2017 s.coll. [s.n.], Panama K000648265 lectotype Yes
Jul 1, 2017 Sinclair [s.n.], Panama K000648266 isolectotype Yes
Jul 1, 2017 Seemann [s.n.], Colombia K000173103 neotype Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [6230bis], Ecuador K000006713 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [6230], Ecuador K000006712 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [62303], Ecuador K000006714 holotype Yes
Apr 1, 2001 Spruce, R. [6231bis], Ecuador K000006739 isotype Yes
Apr 1, 2001 Spruce, R. [6231], Ecuador K000006738 holotype Yes
Jan 24, 1988 Fuchs, H.P.; Zanella, L. [22075], Colombia K001439859 Yes
Oct 12, 1984 Fuchs, H.P.; Zanella, L. [22075], Colombia K001439860 Yes
Jul 17, 1977 Ecuador K001439864 Yes
Feb 11, 1967 Ecuador K001439873 Yes
Feb 11, 1967 Ecuador K001439874 Yes
Sep 3, 1964 Colombia K001439857 Yes
May 6, 1922 Panama K001439852 Yes
Donnell Smith, J. [6590], Costa Rica K000424419 isotype Yes
Panama K001439853 Yes
Panama K001439854 Yes
Panama K001439855 Yes
Panama K001439856 Yes
Colombia K001439858 Yes
Ecuador K001439861 Yes
Ecuador K001439862 Yes
Ecuador K001439863 Yes
Ecuador K001439865 Yes
Ecuador K001439866 Yes
Ecuador K001439867 Yes
Ecuador K001439868 Yes
Ecuador K001439869 Yes
Ecuador K001439870 Yes
Ecuador K001439871 Yes
Ecuador K001439872 Yes
Ecuador K001439875 Yes
Ecuador K001439876 Yes
Ecuador K001439877 Yes
Ecuador K001439878 Yes
Ecuador K001439879 Yes
Ecuador K001439880 Yes
Ecuador K001439881 Yes
Ecuador K001439894 Yes
Ecuador K001439895 Yes
Nov 16, 1989 Panama Pentagonia pubescens K001439905 No
Ecuador Pentagonia sprucei K001439896 Yes
Vásquez, R.; Rojas, R.; Peña, A.; Chávez, E.; Quiaco, E. [22233], Peru Pentagonia sprucei K001439907 Yes
Vásquez, R.; Rojas, R.; Peña, A.; Chávez, E.; Quiaco, E. [22233], Peru Pentagonia sprucei K001439908 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/
  • 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
  • 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