1. Family: Lecythidaceae A.Rich.
    1. Genus: Gustavia L.
      1. Gustavia augusta L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.

    [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. 100 - 500 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Introduced into:

    Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

    Gustavia augusta L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1476], Mato Grosso K000578923
    Jan 1, 1994 Gardner [1022], Pernambuco K000600047 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1994 Spruce, R. [1574], Brazil K000600044 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1994 Spruce, R. [1574], Rio Negro K000600045 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1994 Spruce, R. [1574], Brazil K000600046 isolectotype
    Jan 1, 1994 Mexia, Y. [6517], Peru K000600033 isolectotype
    Jan 1, 1973 Windward Is. K000600051 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1973 Schomburgk [s.n.], Guyana K000600048 Unknown type material
    Pennington, R.T. [428], Guyana 58938.000

    First published in Pl. Surin. 12: 17 (1775)

    Accepted by

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Prance, G.T. & Mori, S.A. (1979). Lecythidaceae Flora Neotropica, Monograph 21(I).

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    '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 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

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    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 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Neotropikey
    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0