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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and for food.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 40 - 4500 m.
    [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. 40 - 4500 m.; Andes, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Annual herb 20–80 cm high; branches scabridulous.
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate, ovate, 2.5–7 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, base cuneate, margins crenate-serrate, apex acute, scabridulous to glabrous on both surfaces; 3-veined from base; petiole to 35 mm long.
    Capitulum
    Capitula in few-headed cymes, terminal or in upper axils; involucre 2.6–3.5 mm long; phyllaries pilose to glabrous; paleae ciliolate.
    Florets
    Ray florets white, 4–5, the ray 1–1.6 mm long; disc florets greenish, 1.2–1.7 mm long, pubescent.
    Fruits
    Achenes black, 1.5–1.7 mm long, pilose; pappus of ± 18 narrow scales, each with apical awn to 1.2 mm long.
    Habitat
    aste places, roadsides, gardens; 1200–1900 m
    Distribution
    probably a widespread weed in Africa but often confused with G. parviflora K1 K3 K4 T3 U4
    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    An annual weed like the last (Gallinsoga parviflora) up to about 1 ft. high and distinctly more hairy.
    [UPB]
    Food
    Food (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Gene Sources
    Crop wild relatives which may possess beneficial traits of value in breeding programmes (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, China Southeast, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Korea, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Madeira, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Morocco, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tennessee, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Pacunga pequeña.

    Galinsoga quadriradiata Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8315], Cameroon K000108761
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9027], Cameroon K000108762
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1561], Cameroon K000108763
    Jan 1, 1976 Cuming [1028], Peru K000373086 syntype
    Dalziel, J.M. [8228], Cameroon K000052335
    Morton, J.K. [7094], Cameroon K000052331
    Morton, J.K. [11], Cameroon K000052338
    Maitland, T.D. [309], Cameroon K000052336
    Boughey, A.S. [7031], Cameroon K000052339
    Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6969], Cameroon K000052330
    Bauer, P.J. [8], Cameroon K000052332
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9263], Cameroon K000052334
    Hinds [s.n.], Ecuador K000009853 lectotype
    Castellanos, A. [23214], Brazil K001031676
    Jameson [206], Peru K000373088
    Dunlap [118], Cameroon K000052337
    Sousa, G. [326], Brazil K001031675
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 168], United Kingdom K000914480
    Funell, N [341], Peru K000373087
    Migeod, F. W. H. [9], Cameroon K000052340
    Brunt, M.A. [503], Cameroon K000052341

    First published in Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. Chil. 1: 198 (1798)

    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.
    • 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.

    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/
    • 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.
    • 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.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Canne in Rhodora 79: 355 (1977).
    • Ruiz & Pav., Syst. Veg.: 198 (1798).

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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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