1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Myrcia DC. ex Guill.
      1. Myrcia sylvatica (G.Mey.) DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to 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. 120 - 850 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Myrcia sylvatica (G.Mey.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2006 Zarucchi, J.L. [5967], Colombia K000330323
    Jan 1, 2006 Fevereiro, V.P.B. [M45], Brazil K000332116
    Jan 1, 2006 Callejas, R. [3413], Colombia K000330312
    Jan 1, 2005 Trail, J.W.H. [227], Pará K000344610
    Jan 1, 2005 Prance, G.T. [9073], Amazonas K000344617
    Jan 1, 2005 Prance, G.T. [P24771], Pará K000344608
    Jan 1, 2005 Ule, E. [8937], Amazonas K000344620
    Jan 1, 2005 Thomas, W.W. [4168], Mato Grosso K000344614
    Jan 1, 2005 Oldeman, R.A.A. [3064], French Guiana K000344611
    Jan 1, 2005 Pearce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000330279
    Jan 1, 2005 Daly, D.C. [1071], Pará K000344618
    Jan 1, 2005 Daly, D.C. [1161], Pará K000344615
    Jan 1, 2005 Cid, C.A. [493], Amazonas K000344616
    Jan 1, 2005 Hill, S.R. [12738], Amazonas K000344619
    Jan 1, 2004 Prance, G.T. [1302], Pará K000344607
    Jan 1, 2004 Oldeman, R.A.A. [B3194], French Guiana K000344496
    Jan 1, 2004 Oldeman, R.A.A. [B2027], French Guiana K000344495
    Jan 1, 2004 Poncy, O. [301], French Guiana K000344494
    Jan 1, 2004 Granville, J.J. de [5853], French Guiana K000344545
    Aug 25, 2003 Gardner [1011], Pernambuco K000013350
    Aug 25, 2003 Gifford, D.R. [G299], Brazil K000013348
    Jan 1, 2003 Krukoff, B.A. [11036], Bolivia K000330277
    Jan 1, 2003 Granville, J.J. de [13859], French Guiana K000344542
    Jan 1, 2003 Billiet, F. [6468], French Guiana K000344543
    Jan 1, 2000 McDowell, T. [4065], Guyana K000344493
    Jan 1, 2000 Granville, J.J. de [14223], French Guiana K000344544
    Dec 1, 1997 Souza, M.A.D. de [507], Amazonas K000344584
    Nov 1, 1997 Souza, M.A.D. de [463], Amazonas K000344554
    Nov 1, 1997 Souza, M.A.D. de [463], Amazonas K000344552
    Jan 1, 1997 Souza, M.A.D. de [462], Amazonas K000344586
    Jan 1, 1997 Souza, M.A.D. de [495], Amazonas K000344585
    Nov 1, 1996 Souza, M.A.D. de [273], Amazonas K000344590
    Jan 1, 1996 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [2461], Guyana K000344470
    Jan 1, 1996 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [4534], Guyana K000344474
    Jan 1, 1996 Görts-van Rijn, A.R.A. [441], Guyana K000344475
    Jan 1, 1996 Clarke, H.D. [669], Guyana K000344471
    Oct 1, 1995 Assuncao, P.A.C.L. [100], Amazonas K000344555
    Oct 1, 1995 Souza, M.A.D. de [11], Amazonas K000344553
    Oct 1, 1995 Souza, M.A.D. de [11], Amazonas K000344589
    Jan 1, 1995 Pipoly, J.J. [7387], Guyana K000344501
    Jan 1, 1993 Hoffman, B. [891], Guyana K000344472
    Jan 1, 1993 Stergios, B. [7567], Venezuela K000330278
    Jan 1, 1993 Ek, R.C. [673], Guyana K000344529
    Jan 1, 1993 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [5202], Acre K000344565
    Jan 1, 1993 Beck, H.T. [170], Amazonas K000344566
    Nov 1, 1992 Oldeman, R.A.A. [B3140], French Guiana K000344548
    Nov 1, 1992 Oldeman, R.A.A. [1307], French Guiana K000344547
    Nov 1, 1992 Lescure, J.P. [716], French Guiana K000344546
    Jan 1, 1992 Mori, S.A. [17518], Brazil K000344604
    Jan 1, 1991 Farney, C. [1699], Amazonas K000344571
    Jan 1, 1990 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [1883], Guyana K000331935
    Jan 1, 1990 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [9530], Pará K000344568
    Jan 1, 1990 Sette Silva, E.L. [519], Roraima K000344572
    Jan 1, 1989 Mori, S.A. [19274], Amazonas K000344569
    Jan 1, 1989 Maas, P.J.M. [7462], Guyana K000344504
    Jan 1, 1989 Pipoly, J.J. [9450], Guyana K000344507
    Jan 1, 1989 Pipoly, J.J. [9158], Guyana K000344506
    Jan 1, 1989 Pipoly, J.J. [9242], Guyana K000344505
    Jan 1, 1989 Pipoly, J.J. [Pipoly6642], Amazonas K000344564
    Jan 1, 1989 Pipoly, J.J. [Pipoly6616], Amazonas K000344583
    Jan 1, 1989 Pipoly, J.J. [Pipoly6616], Amazonas K000344570
    Jan 1, 1988 Huber, O. [12226], Venezuela K000330274
    Jan 1, 1988 Liesner, R.L. [24076], Venezuela K000330276
    Jan 1, 1988 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [6488], Mato Grosso K000344561
    Jan 1, 1988 Pruski, J. [PRUSKI3278], Amazonas K000344562
    Jan 1, 1987 Archer, W.A. [7801], Pará K000344559
    Jan 1, 1987 Cid, C.A. [1463], Pará K000344560
    Jan 1, 1987 Skog, L. [7397], French Guiana K000344567
    Jan 1, 1985 Stoffers, A.L. [170], Guyana K000344609
    Jan 1, 1981 Lowe, J. [4021], Amazonas K000344605
    Jan 1, 1980 Westra, L.Y.Th [3485], Guyana K000344483
    Jan 1, 1977 Maas, P.J.M. [512], Amazonas K000344606
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [15447], Amazonas K000344513
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [14904], Amazonas K000344526
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [16205], Amazonas K000344527
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [15806], Amazonas K000344514
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [4382], Roraima K000344581
    Jan 1, 1969 Maguire, B. [24968], Suriname K000344539
    Jan 1, 1968 Prance, G.T. [2206], Amazonas K000344582
    Jan 1, 1967 Irwin, H.S. [57624], Suriname K000344538
    Jan 1, 1967 Magurie, B. [53700], Venezuela K000330273
    Jan 1, 1956 Cowan, R.S. [39272], Guyana K000344502
    Jan 1, 1956 Magurie, B. [35878], Venezuela K000330275
    Jan 1, 1949 Lanjouw, J. [466], Suriname K000344537
    Jan 1, 1947 Jenman, G.S. [6597], Guyana K000344515
    Jan 1, 1947 Jenman, G.S. [1011], Guyana K000344524
    Jan 1, 1947 Jenman, G.S. [6637], Guyana K000344528
    Davis, T.A.W. [1010], Guyana K000344512
    Tutin, T.G. [11], Guyana K000344520
    Harrison, S.G. [1742], Guyana K000344503
    Trail, J.W.H. [223], Amazonas K000344476
    Smith, A.C. [2163], Guyana K000344484
    Smith, A.C. [3641], Guyana K000344482
    Prance, G.T. [9990], Roraima K000344530
    Schultes, R.E. [9362], Colombia K000330272
    Cowan, R.S. [1983], Guyana K000344525
    Maguire, B. [23440], Guyana K000344523
    Maguire, B. [24637], Suriname K000344541
    Maguire, B. [23728], Suriname K000344540
    Davis, D.H. [1976], Guyana K000344487
    Davis, D.H. [54], Guyana K000344486
    Pereira, E. [3231], Pará K000344557
    Pereira, E. [3288], Pará K000344556
    Spruce, R. [1842], Amazonas K000344488 isosyntype
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000344578
    Spruce, R. [323], Pará K000344574
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000344575
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000344579
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000344573
    Spruce, R. [1842], Amazonas K000344602 isosyntype
    Spruce, R. [1842], Amazonas K000344600 isosyntype
    Parker [s.n.], Guyana K000344510
    Parker [s.n.], Guyana K000344509
    Parker [s.n.], Guyana K000344508
    Riedel, L. [1567], Pará K000344599
    Tate, G.H.H. [203], Guyana K000344517
    Tate, G.H.H. [166], Guyana K000344516
    Mexia, Y. [6059], Pará K000344591
    Mexia, Y. [6001], Pará K000344588
    Sellow, F. [14186], Bahia K000344603
    Forest Department of British Guiana [4113], Guyana K000344480
    Forest Department of British Guiana [3349], Guyana K000344479
    Forest Department of British Guiana [3349], Guyana K000344478
    Forest Department of British Guiana [628], Guyana K000344498
    Schomburgk, R.H. [s.n.], Guyana K000344469
    Schomburgk, R.H. [454], Guyana K000344477 isosyntype
    Schomburgk, R.H. [454], Guyana K000344485 isosyntype
    Schomburgk, R.H. [680], Roraima K000344489 isosyntype
    Jenman, G.S. [2487], Guyana K000344473
    Jenman, G.S. [3900], Guyana K000344500
    Jenman, G.S. [4706], Guyana K000344622
    Jenman, G.S. [3900], Guyana K000344491
    Jenman, G.S. [2487], Guyana K000344623
    Archer, W.A. [8042], Pará K000344563
    Archer, W.A. [8277], Pará K000344596
    Archer, W.A. [7617], Pará K000344598
    Burchell, W.J. [9479-2], Pará K000344577
    Blanchet, J.S. [3586], Bahia K000344613 isosyntype
    Gleason, H.A. [842], Guyana K000344468
    Gleason, H.A. [772(1011)], Guyana K000344481
    Appun, C.F. [545], Guyana K000344593
    Whitton, B.A. [247], Guyana K000344521
    Thurn, E.F. [s.n.], Guyana K000344499
    Stockdale, F.A. [s.n.], Guyana K000344492
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9842], Brazil K000344587
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9847], Brazil K000344592
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [13900], Brazil K000344595
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9840], Brazil K000344594
    Sagot, P.A. [256], French Guiana K000344549
    Boschwezen, B.W. [4191], Suriname K000344536
    Boschwezen, B.W. [4675], Suriname K000344535
    Boschwezen, B.W. [5411], Suriname K000344534
    Martius, C.F.P. von [s.n.], Minas Gerais K000344576
    Mélinon, M. [s.n.], French Guiana K000344551
    Hostmann, F.W.R. [818], Suriname K000344533 isosyntype
    Hostmann, F.W.R. [818], Suriname K000344531 isosyntype
    Hostmann, F.W.R. [818], Suriname K000344532 isosyntype
    Bastos, M.N. [96371], Brazil K000344558
    Moore, S.L.M. [118], Mato Grosso K000344601
    La Cruz, J.S. de [2106], Guyana K000344518
    Cielson [524], Guyana K000344467
    Cielson [155], Guyana K000344511
    Altson, A.H.G. [524], Guyana K000344519
    Hancoch? [247], Guyana K000344597
    Klook, C. [274], Guyana K000344522
    Hachenheim? [17], French Guiana K000344550
    Trail, J.W.H [223], Amazonas K000344580

    First published in Prodr. 3: 244 (1828)

    Accepted by

    • Kawasaki, M.L., Holst, B.K. & Pérez, A.J. (2019). Flora of Ecuador 136: 1-187. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
    • 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.
    • Amorim, B.S. & Alves, M. (2012). Myrtaceae from lowland Atlantic rainforest in the state of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil Phytotaxa 40: 33-54.
    • de Lima Lourenço, A.R. & de Vasconcellos Barbosa, M.R. (2012). Myrtaceae em restingas no limite norte de distribuição da Mata Atlântica, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 373-393.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kawasaki, M.L., Holst, B.K. & Pérez, A.J. (2019). Flora of Ecuador 136: 1-187. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
    • 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.
    • Holst, B.K. (2008). Personal communication on Myratceae 8 SEL.

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    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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