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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
baboso, chachajo, comino, jigua baboso, jigua negro, jigua pava, laurel, orejemula

[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, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Ocotea leptobotra (Ruiz & Pav.) Mez appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1887 Spruce, R. [3913], Peru K000111100 isotype
Spruce, R. [3913], Peru K000111101 isotype
Jan 1, 1983 Krukoff, B.A. [5262], Brazil Ocotea marmellensis var. acrensis K000602389 isotype
Jan 1, 1983 Krukoff, B.A. [5262], Brazil Ocotea marmellensis var. acrensis K000602388 isotype
Hostmann [964], Suriname Ocotea marowynensis K000602343 isosyntype
Hostmann [964], Suriname Ocotea marowynensis K000602342 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1987 Schomburgk, R. [715 / 1087], Guyana Ocotea urophylla K000602344 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1983 Linden [1607], Tabasco Ocotea cernua K000602154 syntype
Jan 1, 1983 Schomburgk [828 / 1404], Guyana Ocotea cernua K000602348 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1887 Dominica Ocotea cernua K000602184
Jan 1, 1887 Dominica Ocotea cernua K000602183
Pennington, R.T. [150], Bolivia Ocotea cernua 33758.000
Schomburgk [828 / 1404], Guyana Ocotea caudata K000602346 isotype
Schomburgk [828 / 1404], Guyana Ocotea caudata K000602347 isotype
Schomburgk [828 / 1404], Guyana Ocotea caudata K000602345 isotype
Linden [1607], Tabasco Ocotea sieberi K000602179 isosyntype

First published in Jahrb. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 5: 376 (1889)

Accepted by

  • van der Werff, H. (2020). Studies in Andean Ocotea (Lauraceae V. Novon 28: 192-230.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
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  • 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.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
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  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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