Guatteria Ruiz & Pav.
  • Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 85. 1794. (early Oct 1794)


This taxon is accepted by Annonaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

GUATTERIA Ruiz & Pav.

Arbustos a árboles. Hojas membranáceas, el nervio principal elevado en la haz. Flores solitarias o inflorescencias de muchas flores, axilares, pedicelos articulados y con varias brácteas diminutas por debajo de las articulaciones; flores fragantes con olor a frutas, frecuentemente a banano; sépalos valvados; pétalos 6, imbricados, subiguales, generalmente amarillos en la antesis; estambres numerosos, conectivos ensanchados, truncado-discoides; carpelos numerosos, óvulo 1, basal, erecto. Fruto un fascículo de monocarpos abayados, elipsoides, negros cuando maduros, estipitados, los estípites frecuentemente rojos; semillas elipsoides, sin arilo.

Un género con ca 240 especies distribuidas desde México hasta el sur de Brasil; 4 especies en Nicaragua y 1 adicional es esperada.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora de Nicaragua
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    Shrubs or trees, rarely climbing; the pubescence of simple hairs. Flowers axillary, solitary or in few-flowered inflorescences; pedicels articulate, with a few small bracts (rarely foliaceous) below the articulation, no bracts above this. Sepals valvate. Petals imbricate, usually hairy, especially so outside at the base. Stamens numerous; connective expanded above the anther into a truncate disc; anther cells not locellate. Carpels numerous; ovule 1, basal, erect. Monocarps ovoid or ellipsoid, or shortly cylindrical-ellipsoid, 1-seeded, stipitate or rarely almost sessile. Seeds without an aril.

  • Provided by: [E].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    Shrubs or trees

  • Provided by: [E].Flora de Panama
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    • 4
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    Distribution

    The genus is the largest in the family Annonaceae, the species numbering about 240. It is distributed from southern Mexico and the West Indies to Bolivia and southern Brazil, centering in the Amazonian region and Guiana.

  • Provided by: [E].Flora de Panama
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    Included Species

     Information From

    Annonaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Nicaragua
    http://www.tropicos.org/projectwebportal.aspx?projectid=7&pagename=Home&langid=66
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • E Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • F CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).