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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Colombia to NW. Venezuela.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2700 - 3500 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[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. 2700 - 3500 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
hierba del dedo, yerba del dedo, yerbamora

[UPB]
Use Materials
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Other Materials
Leaves and flowers - Used for crafts (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Colombia, Venezuela

Spanish
Yerba morada, yerba de dedo.

Geranium lindenianum Turcz. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1998 Linden, I. [1394], Colombia K000531427 isolectotype

First published in Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 31(I): 418 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Geranium holosericeum.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Geranium holosericeum.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000531427

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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/