Prestonia quinquangularis (Jacq.) Spreng.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America. It is used for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 30–975 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Arauca, Atlántico, Bolívar, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guaviare, La Guajira, Meta, Quindío, Risarald
Habit
Liana, Climbing.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[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. 30 - 975 m.; Amazonia, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora, liana
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Leeward Is., Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Prestonia quinquangularis (Jacq.) Spreng. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Acevedo-Rdgz, P. [7987], Brazil K000903492
Aug 1, 2000 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000903491
Spruce, R. [4924], Peru K000582583 isotype
Spruce, R. [4924], Peru K000582584
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [24986], Brazil Prestonia marginata K000903432
Mexia, Y. [6029], Brazil Prestonia marginata K000903435
Krukoff, B.A. [8168], Brazil Prestonia marginata K000903433
Krukoff, B.A. [8168], Brazil Prestonia marginata K000903434
Jan 1, 1985 Strudwick, J.J. [3295], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903441
May 27, 1966 Pires, J.M. [9940], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903437
Harley, R.M. [24748], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903442
Spruce [s.n.], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903446
Ratter, J.A. [6520], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903444
s.coll. [896], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903439
Ratter, J.A. [6432], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903443
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903440
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903445
Rusby, H.H. [302], Venezuela Prestonia acutifolia K000582585
Spruce, R. [1136], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000582569
Egler, W.A. [896], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903438
Glaziou, A. [9925], Brazil Prestonia acutifolia K000903436
Britton, N.L. [2053], Bolivia Prestonia acutifolia K000582586

First published in Syst. Veg., 1: 637 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Cheeseman, E.E. in Williams, R.O. (1947). Apocynaceae Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(3): 144-162. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • Morales, J.F. (2004). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales VII Candollea 59: 159-165.
  • Morales, J.F. (2005). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XIX: La familia Apocynaceae s.str. (Apocynoideae, Rauvolfioideae) de Costa Rica Darwiniana 43: 90-191.
  • Morales, J.F. (2007). Novedades nomenclaturales en el género Prestonia para Brasil (Apocynaceae, Echiteae) Darwiniana 45: 213-217.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

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

  • Morales, J.F. (2005). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XIX: La familia Apocynaceae s.str. (Apocynoideae, Rauvolfioideae) de Costa Rica Darwiniana 43: 90-191.
  • Morales, J.F. (2007). Novedades nomenclaturales en el género Prestonia para Brasil (Apocynaceae, Echiteae) Darwiniana 45: 213-217.
  • Scatolin do Rio, M.C. & Kinoshita, L.S. (2005). Prestonia (Apocynaceae) no Sul e Suleste do Brasil Hoehnea 32: 233-258.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. 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
  • 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.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • 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

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