Cariniana

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Cariniana
Cariniana legalis 1000.jpg
Cariniana legalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Lecythidaceae
Genus: Cariniana
Casar.
Synonyms[1]

Amphoricarpus Spruce ex Miers

Cariniana is a genus of trees in the family Lecythidaceae, first described as a genus in 1842.[2][3] The entire genus is native to South America.[1] Many are of importance for timber production.[4][5][6][7] Species of this genus may be known commonly as jequitibá.[8]

Species[1]
  1. Cariniana domestica - Brazil, Bolivia
  2. Cariniana estrellensis - Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru
  3. Cariniana ianeirensis - Brazil, Bolivia
  4. Cariniana legalis - E Brazil
  5. Cariniana micrantha - W Brazil
  6. Cariniana parvifolia - Espírito Santo
  7. Cariniana penduliflora Rondônia
  8. Cariniana pyriformis - Colombia, Venezuela
  9. Cariniana rubra - Brazil
Formerly included

(moved to other genera: Allantoma, Couratari)

  1. C. decandra - Allantoma decandra
  2. C. integrifolia - Allantoma integrifolia
  3. C. kuhlmannii - Allantoma kuhlmannii
  4. C. multiflora - Allantoma pluriflora
  5. C. pachyantha - Allantoma pachyantha
  6. C. paraensis - Couratari guianensis
  7. C. pauciramosa - Allantoma pauciramosa
  8. C. uaupensis - Allantoma uaupensis

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Casaretto, Giovanni. 1842. Novarum Stirpium Brasiliensium Decades 4: 35–36
  3. ^ Tropicos, Cariniana Casar.
  4. ^ Killeen, T. J., E. García Estigarribia & S. G. Beck. (eds.) 1993. Guía de Árboles de Bolivia 1–958. Herbario Nacional de Bolivia & Missouri Botanical Garden, Edit. Quipus srl., La Paz.
  5. ^ Killeen, T. J. & T. S. Schulenberg. 1998. A biological assessment of Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado, Bolivia. Rapid Assessment Program Working Papers 10: 1–372
  6. ^ Justiniano, M. J. & T. Fredericksen. 1998. Cariniana ianeirensis (Lecythidaceae) a new record for Bolivia. Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Botánica 2(1): 70–74
  7. ^ Prance, G. T. & S.A. Mori. 1979. Lecythidaceae–Part I. The actinomorphic–flowered New World Lecythidaceae (Asteranthos, Gustavia, Grias, Allantoma, & Cariniana). Flora Neotropica, Monograph 21: 1–270.
  8. ^ Richter, H.G., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2000 onwards. Cariniana spp. Archived November 21, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Commercial Timbers. Version: 25th June 2009.