Couroupita guianensis

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Couroupita guianensis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Lecythidaceae
Subfamilia: Lecythidoideae
Genus: Couroupita
Species: Couroupita guianensis

Name[edit]

Couroupita guianensis Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 708–12, pl. 282. 1775.

Type locality: French Guiana, "On en trouve des pieds isolés dans les abattis de Maturi"

Synonymy[edit]

Heterotypic
  • Couratari pedicellaris Rizzini, Rodriguésia no. 41: 178. 1976.
  • Couroupita acreensis R.Knuth, Pflanzenr. 4. 219a (Heft 105): 46–4. 1939.
  • Couroupita antillana Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30(2): 191. 1874.
  • Couroupita froesii R.Knuth, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35(928/935): 341. 1934.
  • Couroupita guianensis var. surinamensis (Mart. ex O.Berg) Eyma, Polygon. Guttif. Surinam 65, 179–180. 1932.
  • Couroupita idolica Dwyer, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 52(3): 358, f. 5. 1965.
  • Couroupita membranacea Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30(2): 194. 1874.
  • Couroupita peruviana O.Berg, Linnaea 31: 261–262. 1861/1862.
  • Couroupita saintcroixiana R.Knuth, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35(928/935): 341. 1934.
  • Couroupita surinamensis Mart. ex O.Berg, Linnaea 27: 462. 1856.
  • Couroupita venezuelensis R.Knuth, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35(928/935): 341–342. 1934.

Note[edit]

Tropicos list Couroupita quinensis Aubl., this must be a spelling error of guianensis.

Some fantasy names are listed in varios internet site:

  • Couroupita croixiana (=Couroupita saintcroixiana).
  • Couroupita oligantha (=Couratari oligantha)

References[edit]

Primary reference[edit]

Links[edit]

  • Tropicos.org 2016. Couroupita guianensis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Januari 28.

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Kanonenkugelbaum
français: Boulet de canon
मराठी: कैलासपती
suomi: Kanuunankuulapuu
ไทย: สาละลังกา, ลูกปืนใหญ่
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