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Guatteria galeottiana

Baill.

Annonaceae

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General Information

Guatteria galeottiana is an evergreen shrub or a tree with a narrow crown; it can grow from 2 - 14 metres tall. The bole can be 10 - 20cm in diameter[
875
Title
The Red List of Mexican Cloud Forest Trees
Publication
 
Author
Editors González-Espinosa M., et al.
Website
http://www.globaltrees.org
Publisher
Fauna and Flora International; Cambridge, UK.
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
Available to download from the Internet in PDF format, this publication gives some basic information on the trees of the Mexican Cloud Forests, focussing on their conservation status, but also with a description, habitat, some uses etc.
,
1028
Title
Confronting a morphological nightmare: Revision of the Neotropical genus Guatteria (Annonaceae)
Publication
Blumea Vol. 60 1 - 219
Author
Maas P.J.M et al
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.3767/000651915X690341
Publisher
 
Year
2015
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive review of the genus Guatteria, recognizing 177 species. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a food condiment.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1028
Title
Confronting a morphological nightmare: Revision of the Neotropical genus Guatteria (Annonaceae)
Publication
Blumea Vol. 60 1 - 219
Author
Maas P.J.M et al
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.3767/000651915X690341
Publisher
 
Year
2015
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive review of the genus Guatteria, recognizing 177 species. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Range

C. America - southern Mexico

Habitat

Lowland rainforest, tropical evergreen forest and cloud forest, at elevations from 200 - 1,400 metres[
875
Title
The Red List of Mexican Cloud Forest Trees
Publication
 
Author
Editors González-Espinosa M., et al.
Website
http://www.globaltrees.org
Publisher
Fauna and Flora International; Cambridge, UK.
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
Available to download from the Internet in PDF format, this publication gives some basic information on the trees of the Mexican Cloud Forests, focussing on their conservation status, but also with a description, habitat, some uses etc.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height8.00 m
PollinatorsBeetles
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

The dried fruits are said to be crushed and added to soups, coffee and other beverages as a rather peppery and aromatic condiment[
874
Title
Botanical Museaum Leaflets Vol 9
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Harvard University; Cambridge, Mass.
Year
1941
ISBN
 
Description
A series of articles on mainly American plants, often mentioning uses. It canbe downloaded from the Internet.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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