Pradosia

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Pradosia
Pradosia lactescens (Vell.) Radlk, Sapotaceae (11115516253).jpg
Pradosia lactescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Pradosia
Liais
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Pouteria section Pradosia (Liais) Eyma
  • Pometia Vell. 1825, illegitimate homonym, not J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. 1775
  • Glycoxylon Ducke
  • Neopometia Aubrév.

Pradosia is a genus of plants in family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1872.[3][1]

Most of the species of Pradosia are native to Central and South America, but a few occur in Trinidad and in tropical Africa.[2]

Species[2]
  1. Pradosia argentea (Kunth) T.D.Penn. - Peru
  2. Pradosia atroviolacea Ducke - Costa Rica to Acre
  3. Pradosia beardii (Monach.) T.D.Penn. - Trinidad, Venezuela, Guyana
  4. Pradosia brevipes (Pierre) T.D.Penn. - Brazil, Paraguay
  5. Pradosia caracasana (Pittier) T.D.Penn - Trinidad, Venezuela, Colombia
  6. Pradosia cochlearia (Lecomte) T.D.Penn. - French Guiana, N Brazil
  7. Pradosia colombiana (Standl.) T.D.Penn. ex T.J.Ayers & Boufford - Venezuela, Colombia
  8. Pradosia cuatrecasasii (Aubrév.) T.D.Penn. - Colombia
  9. Pradosia decipiens Ducke - Amazonas
  10. Pradosia glaziovii (Pierre) T.D.Penn. - Rio de Janeiro
  11. Pradosia granulosa Pires & T.D.Penn. - Pará, Maranhão
  12. Pradosia grisebachii (Pierre) T.D.Penn. - Trinidad, Venezuela
  13. Pradosia huberi (Ducke) Ducke - French Guiana, Pará
  14. Pradosia kuhlmannii Toledo - Rio de Janeiro
  15. Pradosia lactescens (Vell.) Radlk. - Brazil
  16. Pradosia lahoziana Terra-Araujo - Amazonas
  17. Pradosia longipedicellata Alves-Araújo & M.Alves - Bahia
  18. Pradosia montana T.D.Penn. - Ecuador
  19. Pradosia mutisii Cronquist - Colombia, Ecuador
  20. Pradosia ptychandra (Eyma) T.D.Penn. - Suriname, French Guiana
  21. Pradosia schomburgkiana (A.DC.) Cronquist - N South America
  22. Pradosia spinosa Ewango & Breteler - Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaire
  23. Pradosia subverticillata Ducke - Amazonas, Pará
  24. Pradosia surinamensis (Eyma) T.D.Penn. - Venezuela, Guianas, N Brazil
  25. Pradosia verrucosa Ducke - Pernambuco
  26. Pradosia verticillata Ducke - Amazonas, French Guiana


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tropicos, Pradosia Liais
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Liais, Emmanuel. 1872. Climats Geologies, Faune et Geographie Botanique du Bresil 614