Moquilea magnifructa Sothers & Prance

First published in Kew Bull. 74(4)-54: 1 (2019)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Panama to Peru. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

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 Bulletin

  • Aublet, J. B. C. F. (1775). Histoire desplantes de la Guiane française, Vol. 1: 119 – 521. Paris, London.
  • Bardon, L., Sothers, C. A., Prance, G. T., Malé, P. G., Xi, Z., Davis, C. C., Murienne, J., García-Villacorta, R., Coissac, E., Lavergne, S. & Chave, J. (2016). Unravelling the biogeographical history of Chrysobalanaceae from plastid genomes. Amer. J. Bot. 103: 1 – 14.
  • Cuatrecasas, J. (1951). Studies in South American plants – III. Fieldiana, Bot. 27(2): 75 – 113.
  • Grisebach, A. H. R. (1857). Systematische Untersuchungen über die Vegetation der Karaiben, insbesondere der Insel Guadeloupe. Abh. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 7: 151 – 286.
  • IUCN (2012). IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria: Version 3.1. Second edition. Gland and Cambridge. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria.
  • Pittier, H. (1938). Notas dendrológicas de Venezuela III. Bol. Soc. Venez. Ci. Nat. 4: 348 – 363.
  • Prance, G. T. & Sothers, C. A. (2003). Chrysobalanaceae 1, Chrysobalanus to Parinari. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World Part 9: 1 – 319. http://speciesplantarum.net/published-volumes-species-plantarum-flora-world
  • Prance, G. T. (1967). The taxonomy and ecology of the Chrysobalanaceae of the Amazon basin. Atas do simpósio sôbre a biota amazônica Vol. 4: 209 – 228 [subgenus Moquilea: 224 – 225]. Belém, Pará, Brasil.
  • Sothers, C. A., Prance, G. T. & Chase, M. W. (2016). Towards a monophyletic Licania: a new generic classification of the polyphyletic Neotropical genus Licania (Chrysobalanaceae). Kew Bull. 71: 58 (68 pp).
  • Sothers, C. A., Prance, G. T., Buerki, S., de Kok, R. & Chase, M. W. (2014). Taxonomic novelties in Neotropical Chrysobalanaceae: Towards a monophyletic Couepia. Phytotaxa 172: 176 – 200.
  • Williams, R. O. (1932). Flora of Trinidad & Tobago Vol. 1. Government Printer, Port of Spain.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Prance, G.T. & Sothers, C.A. (2003). Chrysobalanaceae 1 & 2. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 9, 10: 1-319, 1-268. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.

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.
  • 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 (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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2008 Homeier, J. et al. [3481], Ecuador Licania macrocarpa K000396830 No
Dec 1, 2008 Homeier, J. [1603], Ecuador Licania macrocarpa K000396821 No
Mar 1, 2008 Pitman [740], Ecuador Licania macrocarpa K000395842 No
Pennington, T.D. [15354], Ecuador Licania macrocarpa 29047.939 No
Pennington, T.D. [15126], Ecuador Licania macrocarpa 63140.000 No

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
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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
  • 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