1. Family: Lecythidaceae A.Rich.
    1. Genus: Cariniana Casar.
      1. Cariniana pyriformis Miers

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Colombia to NW. Venezuela. It is used as a soil improver.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 30 - 770 m.
    Conservation
    Critically endangered.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    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. 30 - 770 m.; Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    En Peligro Crítico
    [UPB]
    Soil Improvers
    Live plant (in situ) - Soil improver (Valencia 2014).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Entire plant - Used for construction (Valencia 2014, López-Camacho et al. 2016). Entire plant - Used as wood (López-Camacho et al. 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Trinidad-Tobago

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Abarco, chibugá, caobano, caoba falsa, coco abarco, coco huasco, fono tallador, poná, papelillo, piloncillo.

    Cariniana pyriformis Miers appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 1972 s.coll. [3821], Trinidad & Tobago K000600058
    Prestoe [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K000600059 holotype

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 290 (1874)

    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.
    • 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.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • 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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • López-Camacho, R., Pulido, E., Diaz, J. (2016). APP Especies Maderables Versión 2 [online application software]. Retrieved from http://itunes.apple.com
    • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    • Valencia, D. A. A. (2014). Las especies vegetales promisorias: caso del departamento de Antioquia. (Ingenieria Forestal), Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia, Medellin
    • Cárdenas, D. & Salinas, N. [eds.]. (2006). Libro rojo de plantas de Colombia. Especies maderables amenazadas parte I. Bogotá: Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas SINCHI - Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial.
    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

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/