1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Guarea Allemão ex L.
      1. Guarea guidonia (L.) Sleumer

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food, has environmental uses and for firewood.

    [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. 0 - 1400 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 1400 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Tree.
    [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. 0 - 1100 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Eaten by birds (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Agroforestry
    Live plant (in situ) - Environmental uses for agroforestry, water and soil conservation, ecological restoration (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Boundary Barrier Support Plants
    Live plant (in situ) - Used as a barrier (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Ornamentals
    Live plant (in situ) - Ornamental (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Shade Shelter
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for shade in paddocks (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Fuelwood
    Used as fuelwood (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Wood
    Stems - Used for pilings (Linares 1994). Stems - Used for props (Linares 1994). Used for poles (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Sambocedro, guanabano, cedrillo, cedro guamo, cedro quebracho, cedrillo blanco, cedrillo negro, cedro gallinazo.

    Guarea guidonia (L.) Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brazil 29047.321
    Pennington, R.T. [161], Bolivia 55653.000
    Dawe, M.T. [554], Colombia K001343309
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [5795], Rio de Janeiro K000380557 Unknown type material
    Lehmann, F.C. [2663], Colombia K001343305
    Hassler, E. [11394], Paraguay K000380558 Unknown type material
    Eggers [2072], Dominican Republic K000380561 Unknown type material
    Smith, H.H. [407], Colombia K000380633 Unknown type material
    Smith, H.H. [1699], Colombia K001343307
    Smith, H.H. [1946], Colombia K001343312
    Gentry, A. [54110], Colombia K001343314
    Gentry, A. [54085], Colombia K001343315
    Gentry, A. [55438], Colombia K001343323
    Bang, M. [1373], Bolivia K000380636
    Callejas, R. [8022], Colombia K001343320
    Callejas, R. [8670], Colombia K001343322
    Wright, C. [107], Cuba K000380562
    Wright, C. [63], Cuba K000380563
    Soejarto, D.D. [556], Colombia K001343303
    André, E.F. [s.n.], Colombia K000380634
    André, E.F. [s.n.] K000380635
    Little, E.L. [8089], Colombia K001343313
    Madriñán, S. [142], Colombia K001343304
    Triana, J. [492], Colombia K001343306
    Triana, J. [3358], Colombia K001343311
    Devia, W.A. [795], Colombia K001343316
    Silverstone, P. [992], Colombia K001343317
    Bruijn, J.de. [1482], Colombia K001343308
    Haught, O [4214], Colombia K001343310
    Monsalve, M.B. [573], Colombia K001343318
    Gentry, A, Davidse, G. [9002], Colombia K001343319
    Callejas, R. [9765], Colombia Guarea grandifolia K001343324
    Álvarez, E. [388], Colombia Guarea grandifolia K001343325
    Álvarez, E. [670], Colombia Guarea grandifolia K001343326
    Klug, G [1960], Colombia Guarea grandifolia K001343327

    First published in Taxon 5: 194 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Mota de Oliveira, S. & Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. (eds.) (2016). Flora of the Guianas, Series A 31: 1-169. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Pennington, T.D. & Clarkson, J.J. (2013). revision of Guarea (Meliaceae) Edinburgh Journal of Botany 70: 179-362.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    • Carvajal, L., Ariza, W., Caro, L., Valero, N. (2014). Especies forestales representativas del Sur Oriente de Boyacá. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia
    • Linares, E. (1994). Inventario preliminar de las plantas utilizadas para elaborar artesanías en Colombia. Vniversitas Scientarium. Vol 2: 1-38
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Pennington, T.D. & Clarkson, J.J. (2013). revision of Guarea (Meliaceae) Edinburgh Journal of Botany 70: 179-362.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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.

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    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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

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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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