Colombian mahogany
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Lecythidaceae
Genus: Cariniana
C. pyriformis
Binomial name
Cariniana pyriformis
Caryniana pyriformis

Cariniana pyriformis (known as Colombian mahogany or abarco) is a species of woody plant in the family Lecythidaceae.[2] It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Venezuela.[1] It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Cariniana pyriformis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1998: e.T33961A9824874. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T33961A9824874.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Family Lecythidaceae". Internet Archive. Retrieved 2013-12-08.

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