Ayenia aculeata (Jacq.) Christenh. & Byng

First published in Global Fl. 4: 134 (2018)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Bolivia. It is a scrambling shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Malaya, Tuamotu

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha (2000). Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 85: 1-246.
  • 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
  • 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/
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2015). Listado de especies de Productos No Maderables del caribe colombiano. 366 registros, aportados por: Garcia, H. (Contacto del Recurso), López Camacho, R. (Creador del recurso), Espitia Palencia, L. (Proveedor del metadatos). Versión 2.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_bst-caribe_plantae_2015
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • 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, 1973 Andre, E.F. [1803] Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485618 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4668] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213532 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [10819] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661209 No
Burchell, W.J. [9068] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213534 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [10649] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661214 No
Hatschbach, G. [66970] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213535 Yes
Lima, A. [53-1311] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213537 Yes
St. John, H. [14450] French Polynesia Byttneria aculeata K000671964 Isotype Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [11664] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661213 No
Palmer, E. [220] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661221 No
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [11431] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661212 No
Smith, H.H. [1192] Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485638 Yes
Seemann [325[1]] Panama Byttneria aculeata K000381166 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; Carvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [21994] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213539 Yes
Langlassé, E. [413] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661220 No
Seemann [325] Panama Byttneria aculeata K000381168 Unknown Type Material Yes
Zappi, D.C.; Milliken, W.; Sasaki, D.; Frisby, S.; Henicka, G.; Reis, T.C.Y.; Pena, E.M.; Phillipsen, M.; Piva, J. [1342] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K000578733 Yes
Mexia, Y. [8837] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661222 No
Langlassé, E. [579] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661218 No
Rico, L.; Vazquez, S. [1051] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661223 No
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [10806] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661211 No
Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; Carvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [21994] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213538 Yes
Mathews [1652] Peru Byttneria aculeata K000381167 Type Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9068] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213536 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8050] Brazil Byttneria aculeata K001213533 Yes
Langlassé, E. [410] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661219 No
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [5562] Mexico Byttneria aculeata K000661210 No
Hartweg [642] Ecuador Byttneria aculeata K000381169 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hartweg [642] Ecuador Byttneria aculeata K000381170 Holotype Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485616 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485617 Yes
Ecuador Byttneria aculeata K001485619 Yes
Ecuador Byttneria aculeata K001485620 Yes
Ecuador Byttneria aculeata K001485621 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485622 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485623 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485624 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485625 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485626 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485627 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485628 Yes
Peru Byttneria aculeata K001485629 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485631 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485632 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485633 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485634 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485635 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485636 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485637 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485639 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485640 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485641 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485642 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485643 Yes
Colombia Byttneria aculeata K001485644 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485645 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485646 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485647 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485648 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485649 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485650 Yes
Venezuela Byttneria aculeata K001485651 Yes
Panama Byttneria aculeata K001485630 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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
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    • 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