Genus:
Terminalia L.

Terminalia tetraphylla (Aubl.) Gere & Boatwr.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America. It is used as a medicine.

[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
almendro, amarillón serrano, balauruma, capacho, granadillo, guayacán mochilero, macano, macano negro, mulí, olivo negro, parasiempre, piedro amarillo, tiricio, vacaricuara, vacaricuara amarillo

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 100–1420 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Meta, Santander, Vaupés.
Habit
Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Almendro, Guayabillo negro

[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. 100 - 1420 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

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

Terminalia tetraphylla (Aubl.) Gere & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Cardiel, J.M. [114], Bolivia Terminalia obovata 57680.000 No
Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1440], Mato Grosso Buchenavia tetraphylla K000579057 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Wood [21651], Bolivia Buchenavia tetraphylla K000276509 No
Jan 12, 2005 Estrada, A. et al. [2636], Costa Rica Buchenavia tetraphylla K000260573 No
Harley, R.M. [27824], Brazil Buchenavia tetraphylla 60207.000 No
Sasaki, D. [1820], Mato Grosso Buchenavia tetraphylla K000578230 Yes
Sasaki, D. [2047], Mato Grosso Buchenavia tetraphylla K000578228 Yes
Zappi, D.C. [1073], Mato Grosso Buchenavia tetraphylla K000578229 Yes

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 184: 322 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

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.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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
  • 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.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images

  • Neotropikey

    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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