1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Galinsoga Ruiz & Pav.
      1. Galinsoga parviflora Cav.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat digestive system disorders, infection and unspecified medicinal disorders and as a food additive.

    [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. 900 - 3100 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 900 - 3100 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Food Additives
    Leaves - Used as a condiment (Cadena González 2010).
    Digestive System Disorders
    Leaves - Used in liquid medicines in the treatment of excess of stomach acid (Cadena González 2010).
    Infections & Infestations
    Stems and leaves - Used in liquid medicines for the treatment of white plaques in the mouth (Cadena González 2010).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Albania, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chatham Is., Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malaya, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mauritius, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Guacas.

    Galinsoga parviflora Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2004 Ghogue, J.-P. [1061], Cameroon K000746650
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9448], Cameroon K000108760
    Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50005], Bahia K000053660
    May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25346], Bahia K000053661
    Dawkins, H.C. [778], Uganda 4753.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28336], Cameroon K000052342
    Maitland, T.D. [36], Cameroon K000052346
    Maitland, T.D. [0s.n.56], Cameroon K000052349
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9587], Cameroon K000052343
    Irwin, H.S. [10992], Brazil K001031677
    Irwin, H.S. [10992], Brazil K001031830
    Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001031682
    Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001031683
    Anderson, W.R. [35727], Brazil K001031680
    Castellanos, A. [23522], Brazil K001031684
    Dusén, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001031681
    Dunlap [119], Cameroon K000052345
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 216], United Kingdom K000914479
    Lombardi, J.A. [2696], Brazil K001031678
    Lombardi, J.A. [2588], Brazil K001031679
    Chuml, H. [36A], Cameroon K000052344

    First published in Icon. iii. 41. t. 281.

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
    • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.
    • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1988). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 10: 1-590. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

    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
    • Cadena-González, A.L. (2010). Study of knowledge on medicinal plants in Zetaquira and Campo Hermoso municipalities (Departamento de Boyacá, Colombia) using quantitative approaches. Faculty of Life Sciences. University of Copenhagen.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
    • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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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