1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Acmella Rich. ex Pers.
      1. Acmella brachyglossa Cass.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Chiapas) to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 250 - 2600 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, subarbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 250 - 2600 m.
    Habit
    Herb or shrub.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Botoncillo hembra.

    Acmella brachyglossa Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3866], Goiás K000895370 Unknown type material
    Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3866], Goiás K000895369 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1983 Gardner, G. [3866], Goiás K000895368 isotype
    Jun 1, 1983 Eggers, H. [14931], Ecuador K000497307 isotype
    Smith, H.H. [513], Colombia K000497308 Unknown type material
    Miers, J. [3220], Brazil K001031291
    Prance, G.T. [30428], Brazil K001031290
    Lombardi, J.A. [2553], Brazil K001031289

    First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 50: 258 (1827)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/