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Table 1 Species, reported by the participants of the chagras of the Ziora-Amena community Km. 7 of Leticia, Colombia

From: Assessment of biodiversity goods for the sustainable development of the chagra in an indigenous community of the Colombian Amazon: local values of crops

Names Botanical family Current distribution RIR UVI Abundance
Common Scientific
Ají Capsicum spp a Solanaceae Neotropical 0.48 0.14 438
Algodón Gossypium barbadense L. Malvaceae Cosmopolitan 0.39 0.07 250
Arazá Eugenia stipitata McVaugh Myrtaceae Neotropical (Amazonian) 3.42 0.57 292
Asai Euterpe precatoria Mart. Arecaceae Neotropical 1.69 0.29 792
Batata Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam. Convolvulaceae Cosmopolitan 0.20 0.07 0
Bejuco (Sacha inchi) Plukenetia volubilis L. Euphorbiaceae Neotropical (Amazonian) 1.33 0.14 375
Borojó Borojoa patinoi Cuatrec. Rubiaceae Neotropical 2.68 0.50 700
Caimo Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk. Sapotaceae Neotropical 1.90 0.21 188
Camu camu Myrciaria dubia (Kunth) McVaugh Myrtaceae Neotropical 0.56 0.07 500
Canangucho (aguaje) Mauritia flexuosa L.f. Arecaceae Neotropical 1.72 0.36 375
Carambola Averrhoa carambola L. Oxalidáceae Neotropical, Paleartic 0.33 0.07 375
Chontaduro Bactris gasipaes Kunth Arecaceae Neotropical 3.69 0.71 786
Coca Erythroxylum coca Lam. Erythroxylaceae Neotropical 0.78 0.43 2833
Coco Cocos nucifera L. Arecaceae Cosmopolitan 0.70 0.07 250
Copoazú Theobroma grandiflorum (Willd. ex Spreng.) K.Schum. Malvaceae Neotropical 4.03 0.57 1143
Daledale Calathea allouia (Aubl.) Lindl. Marantaceae Neotropical 0.60 0.07 0
Dr+ma Ruellia aff. Malacosperma Greenm. Acanthaceae Neotropical 0.28 0.07 0
Granadilla Passiflora sp. Passifloraceae Neotropical 0.17 0.14 125
Guama Inga edulis Mart. Fabaceae Neotropical 1.91 0.43 625
Jidoro Rudgea sp. Rubiaceae Neotropical 0.11 0.07 250
Limón Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck Rutaceae Cosmopolitan 0.68 0.29 417
Limoncillo (hierba luisa) Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf Poaceae Cosmopolitan 2.07 0.36 542
Lulo Solanum sessiliflorum Dunal Solanaceae Neotropical 0.40 0.07 250
Macambo Theobroma bicolor Humb & Bonpl. Malvaceae Neotropical 0.50 0.14 750
Mejorana Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E. Br. ex Britton & P. Wilson Verbenaceae Neotropical, Nearctic, Australian 0.06 0.07 0
Mucuracaá (mucura) Petiveria alliacea L. Phytolaccaceae Neotropical, Nearctic 0.44 0.07 1250
Ñame Dioscorea trifida L.f. Dioscoreaceae Neotropical 1.11 0.21 625
Pimentón Capsicum annuum L. Solanaceae Cosmopolitan 0.36 0.14 688
Piña Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. Bromeliaceae Cosmopolitan 5.51 0.64 4107
Plátano Musa paradisiaca L. Musaceae Cosmopolitan 2.59 0.29 1250
Sacha Ajo Mansoa alliacea Lam Bignoniaceae Neotropical 0.56 0.07 750
Santa María Lepianthes peltata (L.) Raf. ex R.A. Howard Piperaceae Neotropical 0.22 0.07 1625
Stevia Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni Asteraceae Neotropical 0.11 0.07 0
Tomate Solanum lycopersicum L. Solanaceae Neotropical, Nearctic 0.10 0.07 750
Ucuye (Huevo de toro) Macoubea witotorum R.E. Schult. Apocynaceae Neotropical 0.50 0.14 125
Umari Poraqueiba sericea Tul. Icacinaceae Neotropical 1.33 0.36 583
Uva caimarona Pourouma cecropiifolia Mart. Urticaceae Neotropical 3.44 0.57 393
Yuca Manihot esculenta Crantz Euphorbiaceae Cosmopolitan 4.58 0.57 5107
  1. Common names were checked in the database: common names of plants from Colombia [21]. Additionally, scientific names were confirmed at Missouri Botanical Garden [22] and in ICN-UNC [15]. Distribution was verified at Missouri Botanical Garden [22] [3, 6, 12, 21, 23,24,25,26].
  2. a Species grown in the Colombian Amazon are Capsicum chinense Jacq. (Ají amarillo o lulito), C. frutescens L (Ají malagueta), C. annuum, C. baccatum y C. pubescens [23, 26].