1. Family: Boraginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cordia L.
      1. Cordia nodosa Lam.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuelan Antilles to S. Tropical America. It is used as animal food 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. 50 - 1400 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Orinoquia, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 50 - 1400 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Fruits
    Infructescences - The fruits are eaten by birds (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Animal Food
    Aerial parts eaten by animals (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Fuelwood
    Used for fuelwood (Carvajal et al. 2004).
    Materials
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Zapote, grano de gallo, huevo de gato, hormigo.

    Cordia nodosa Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2007 Henicka, G.S. [99], Mato Grosso K000447766
    Jul 1, 2006 Projeto Flora Cristalino [115], Mato Grosso K000450819
    Jul 1, 2006 Projeto Flora Cristalino [115], Mato Grosso K000447768
    Jan 1, 1931 Spruce, R. [4891], Peru K000202144
    Peru 46013.000
    Pennington, R.T. [369], Guyana 58300.000
    Pennington, T.D. [12463], Peru 55688.000
    s.coll. [s.n.], Bolivia K000583393 isotype
    Spruce, R. [4891], Peru K000202143
    Spruce, R. [3281], Bolivia K000583394
    Spruce, R. [3281], Bolivia K000583395
    s.coll. [775], Brazil Cordia miranda K000583314
    Saltymánn [s.n.], Bahia Cordia miranda K000583313

    First published in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 421 (1792)

    Accepted by

    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Feuillet, C. (2013). The typification of Cordia flavescens Aubl., the transfer of Firensia Scop. from Cordia L. (Cordiaceae, Boraginales) to the synonymy of Ocotea Aubl. (Lauraceae), and the identity of the species of Firensia PhytoKeys 23: 19-24.
    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • 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.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    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
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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