Lecythis minor

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Lecythis minor


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: Lecythis
Species: Lecythis minor


Lecythis minor Jacq., 1763



  • Heterotypic
    • Lecythis elliptica Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 7: 259 (1825).
    • Chytroma valida Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 241 (1874).
    • Eschweilera valida (Miers) Nied. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl (eds.), Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(7): 40 (1892).
    • Lecythis bipartita Pittier, Arb. Arbust. Venez.: 39 (1923).
    • Chytroma bipartita (Pittier) R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 219a: 75 (1939).
    • Eschweilera bolivarensis R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 219a: 95 (1939).
    • Lecythis purdiei R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 219a: 56 (1939).
    • Lecythis magdalenica Dugand, Caldasia 4: 421 (1947).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela
    • Regional:Central America
      • Panamá
    • Introduced into:
      • El Salvador, Honduras

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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العربية: لوسيت صغير
English: lecythis
español: Olla de Mono
中文: 小猴胡桃
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