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This species is accepted, and its native range is Trinidad to Central & S. Tropical America.
Arecaceae; Manicaria saccifera

[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 - 250 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol, palma cespitosa
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[PW]
Distribution
As the genus. Recorded only once in Ecuador, near the confluence of R�o Santiago and R�o Cayapas in the NW part of the country.
General Description
Subcanopy palm. Stem solitary, to 10 m tall, 15-20 cm in diameter. Leaves 3-6 m long. Inflorescence borne among the leaves, to 60 cm long. Fruits 35 cm in diameter.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Ampiapúne (Tariano), Bohsomuh?? (Siriano), Bohsomuh?? (Tukano), Bohsom?? (Tuyuca), Busú (Yeral), Cabecinegro (Cubeo), Jícara (Cubeo), Jiclilla (Cubeo)

Native to:

Belize, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Dominican Republic

Manicaria saccifera Gaertn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Travers [s.n.], Belize K000521942
Baker, W.J. [1181] K000521943
Colombia K001447258
Suriname K001447259
Panama K001447260
Colombia K001447261
Trinidad Manicaria plukenetii K001447256
Venezuela Manicaria atricha K001447257

First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 468 (1791)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Lorenzi, H., Noblick, L.R., Kahn, F. & Ferreira, E. (2010). Brazilian Flora Arecaceae (Palms): 1-268. Instituto Plantarum de Estudos da Flora LTDA, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 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.

Literature

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

  • Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador

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.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Bernal R. y Galeano G. (eds.). (2013). Cosechar sin destruir - Aprovechamiento sostenible de palmas colombianas. Facultad de Ciencias, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá. 244 p.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447261
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447256
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447257
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447258
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447259
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447260

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
Palmweb 2011. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet http://www.palmweb.org. Accessed on 21/04/2013
Content licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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