1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Baccharis L.
      1. Baccharis bogotensis Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses, as boundry barrier support, for firewood and for erosion control.

    [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
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1950 - 4100 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 1950 - 4100 m.
    Distribution
    Endemic from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Boundary Barrier Support Plants
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for barriers (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Erosion Control
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for erosion control (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Other Environmental Uses
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for conservation of water resources (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Fuelwood
    Used for fuelwood (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Ciro, chilca, chilco.

    Baccharis bogotensis Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(14): 47 (1818)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Florez-Cárdenas, G., Núñez-Izquierdo, O. L., Núñez-Izquierdo, M. M., Ramírez-Mesa, M., & Zusunaga-Quintana, J. A. (2010). 100 Plantas útiles del páramo del Rabanal: Guía para comunidades rurales. Bogotá: Instituto Alexander von Humboldt - CAR - Corpoboyac

    Sources

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