1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Baccharis L.
      1. Baccharis latifolia Pers.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Venezuela to W. South America and NW. Argentina. 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. 1400 - 4000 m.; Andes, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, arbusto, árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 1400 - 4000 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Tannins Dyestuffs
    Used to dye different types of fibres (Spanger 2004).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Barsalito, chilquita, lengua de gato, chilco, chilca, algodoncillo, buéntsamo, chilca blanca, chilca rucia, chilco blanco, chilco negro, chirca, chirco, gurrubo.

    Baccharis latifolia Pers. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [537], Argentina Pluchea glabra K000222149
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador Baccharis riparia K000200747

    First published in Syn. Pl. 2(2): 424 (1807)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org
    • 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
    • Spanger, M. (2004). Taller de tintoreria natural para lana de ovejo, Departamento de Boyacá, Municipio de Nobsa. Proyecto FOMIPYME. Artesanías de Colombia, S.A. Colombia

    Sources

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

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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
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    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/