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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Nepal to Central China. It is has environmental uses.

[FTEA]

Boraginaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

Habit
Annual or biennial herb 0.3–1.2 m. tall, branched from the base; rootstock ± simple, 6–10 cm. long; stems woody at the base, densely adpressed velvety hairy, scarcely scabrid, ± ridged in dry state.
Leaves
Cauline leaves numerous and ± closely placed, narrowly oblong to lanceolate, 2–20 cm. long, 0.4–4 cm. wide, acute at the apex, sessile or ± amplexicaul at the base, densely adpressed softly velvety hairy on both surfaces; nervation impressed above, raised beneath, grey-green when dry; basal leaves up to 9 cm. long, 1.5 cm. wide with petioles to 4 cm. long.
Inflorescences
Inflorescences terminal and axillary, forming a compound inflorescence ± 10 cm. long in young state, extending to 35 cm.; cymes 2-branched, each branch eventually 5–10 cm. long; pedicels ± 2 mm. long, becoming longer and deflexed in fruit, up to 4 mm. long.
Calyx
Calyx ± 3 mm. long, densely pubescent; lobes oblong-elliptic to ovate, 2 mm. long, just over 1 mm. wide, becoming more ovate and somewhat accrescent and 3 × 2 mm.
Corolla
Corolla intense blue, the limb ± 1 cm. wide; tube 2.5 mm. long, the throat with retuse finely papillose bosses; lobes rounded, ± 4 mm. diameter.
Anthers
Anthers pale blue, 1 mm. long, shortly protruding between the bosses.
Style
Style 2 mm. long, narrowed at the apex.
Fruits
Nutlets whitish, depressed-ovoid, 3 mm. long, 2–2.5 mm. wide, covered all over with short glochidia, thickened towards the base, the outer ± forming a marginal serrated crest.
Figures
Fig. 29/1.
Habitat
Margins of cultivations, forest clearings, grassland on hillsides, etc.; clearly an escape from gardens but now naturalised; 1350–1900 m.
Distribution
T3 cultivated and naturalised in many parts of the world

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1088 - 2750 m.
Habit
Herb or shrub.
Distribution
Naturalised in Colombia.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Naturalizada en Colombia; Alt. 1088 - 2750 m.; Andes.
Habit
Hierba, arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

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[UPB]
Environmental
Environmental uses (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Great Britain, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Kermadec Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Mexico Southwest, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Tristan da Cunha, Venezuela

Cynoglossum amabile Stapf & J.R.Drumm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Henry, A. [9365], Yunnan K000942414 Unknown type material
Hancock, W. [33], Yunnan K000942415 lectotype
Soulié, J.A.L. [861], Tibet K000942416 Unknown type material
Soulié, J.A.L. [861], Tibet K000942417

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 202 (1906)

Accepted by

  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • König, J. & al. (2015). A revision of the genus Cynoglossum L. (Boraginaceae Juss.) in Nepal and notes on the widespread Asian species Phytotaxa 224: 1-28.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Starr, F. & Starr, K. (2011). New plant records for Midway atoll, Maui and Kaho'olawe Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 110: 23-35.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Ruengsawang, K. & Chantaranothai, P. (2009). A revision of Boraginaceae subfamily Boraginoideae in Thailand Thai Journal of Botany 1: 89-101.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kalkman, C. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flora Malesiana 13: 1-454. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.

Literature

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Plant Resources of Tropical Africa https://www.prota4u.org/ in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • König, J. & al. (2015). A revision of the genus Cynoglossum L. (Boraginaceae Juss.) in Nepal and notes on the widespread Asian species Phytotaxa 224: 1-28.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Starr, F. & Starr, K. (2011). New plant records for Midway atoll, Maui and Kaho'olawe Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 110: 23-35.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • Ruengsawang, K. & Chantaranothai, P. (2009). A revision of Boraginaceae subfamily Boraginoideae in Thailand Thai Journal of Botany 1: 89-101.
  • Gremmen, N. & Halbertsma, R.L. Gremmen, N. & Halbertsma, R.L. (2009). Alien plants and their impact on Tristan da Cunha 2: 1-307. Overseas Territories Environment Programme (OTEP).
  • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Kalkman, C. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flora Malesiana 13: 1-454. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Ariza Espinar in Kurtziana 17: 145, fig. 1 (1984).
  • Meikle, Garden Flowers: 310, fig. 97 (1963).
  • Brand in A. Engler, Das PflanzenreichIV. 252 (78): 135 (1921).
  • Stapf & Drummond in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1906: 202 (1906).

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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