1. Family: Lecythidaceae A.Rich.
    1. Genus: Bertholletia Bonpl.
      1. Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2006 Projeto Flora Cristalino [457], Mato Grosso K000447641
    Jan 1, 1993 Henkel, T.W. [3357], Guyana K000731797
    Jan 1, 1985 Mori, S. [17503], Brazil K000731798
    Jun 14, 1981 Lowe, J. [4296], Brazil K000731792
    Jan 1, 1977 Prance, G.T. [P25398], Brazil K000731787
    Jan 1, 1977 Prance, G.T. [P25385], Brazil K000731788
    Jan 1, 1977 Prance, G.T. [P25783], Brazil K000731794
    Jan 1, 1977 Prance, G.T. [P25538], Brazil K000731795
    Jan 1, 1977 Prance, G.T. [P25407], Brazil K000731796
    Jan 1, 1977 Prance, G.T. [P25323], Brazil K000731799
    Jan 1, 1975 Ramos, J.F. [P20205], Brazil K000731800
    Jan 1, 1974 Prance, G.T. [23064], Brazil K000731801
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [15416], Brazil K000731793
    Martius [s.n.], Brazil K000600239
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [6213], Brazil K000731789
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4862], Brazil K000731790
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4862], Brazil K000731791
    Madriñán, Santiago. [714], Colombia K000731802
    Meneces, Elias. [615], Bolivia K000731803

    First published in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, Pl. Aequinoct. 1: 122 (1808)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • 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.
    • 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. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    Sources

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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