Cymbopetalum brasiliense (Vell.) Benth. ex Baill.
  • Hist. Pl.
  • Pirayauara kiynha

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Cymbopetalum brasiliense (Vell.) Benth. ex Baill. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 30 Nov 2021'

General Information

A small tree with shortly puberulous branchlets, soon glabrescent. Leaves on petioles 3-4 mm. long, membranaceous, glabrous and densely pellucid-punctate, obovate, oblanceolate, or lanceolate-elliptic, cuneate-angustate toward the base, 15-30 cm. long and 6-10 cm. broad. Pedicels 5-9 cm. long, glabrous. Sepals con- nate at the base, rounded-reniform, obtusely acuminate, 4-6 mm. long and 6-9 mm. broad. Petals tomentellous on both sides, the outer ovate or rotundate, flat, 2.0-2.5 cm. long and 2-3 cm. broad, the inner thick, rounded-elliptic, obtuse, 2.5 -3.5 cm. long and 1.8-2.3 cm. broad, the margins involute. Stamens 4.0-4.5 mm. long. Monocarps numerous, oblong-cylindric, and more or less curved, torulose, rounded at both ends, up to 3.5 cm. long and 1.5 cm. broad. Seeds up to 6, but generally fewer.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 3
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    • ]. 


    This species is distributed in eastern South America from Trinidad and Venezuela down to Rio de Janeiro; in western South America from Panama to south Colombia.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 3
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Acre
    • Amapí
    • Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Rondônia
    • Roraima
    • Bahia
    • Maranh
    • Pernambuco
    • Espirito Santo
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • Mato Grosso

    Other Local Names

    Pirayauara kiynhaPortuguese
    Rudirimo xurumiciPortuguese
    Envira da mataPortuguese

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • D Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • F Botanic Gardens Conservation International