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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Ecuador. It is has environmental uses and as animal food.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Subshrub.
    Ecology
    Alt. 1700 - 4100 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. 1700 - 4100 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Subarbusto, arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Aerial parts eaten by animals (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Erosion Control
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for erosion control (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Ornamentals
    Live plant (in situ) - Grown in gardens and parks (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Revegetation
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for ecological restoration (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010). Live plant (in situ) - Used in restoration ecology for soil recovery (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Chilco.

    Baccharis macrantha Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Grubb, P.J. [770], Colombia K001092343 isotype
    Spruce, R. [5137], Ecuador K000200778
    Spruce, R. [5137], Ecuador K000200779
    Hartweg, K.T. [1120], Ecuador K001092344 isotype
    s.coll. [1120] K001092345 holotype

    First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(14): 42 (ed. fol.) (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

    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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/