1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Palicourea Aubl.
      1. Palicourea rigida Kunth

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

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 100 - 3550 m.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Shrub or tree.
    [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. 100 - 3550 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Palicourea rigida Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2005 Conceição, A.S. [441], Bahia K000173315
    Jan 1, 1998 Carvalho, A.M. et al. [6355], Brazil K000265147
    Jan 1, 1969 Irwin, H.S. [11745], Brazil K000836672
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [3449], Brazil K000836670
    Pohl [847], Brazil K000836662
    Pirani, J.R. [12639], Brazil K001203183
    Ule, E. [8468], Brazil K000836673
    Eiten, G. [6897], Brazil K000836669
    Walter, B.M.T. [2966], Brazil K001212258
    Riedel [2872], Brazil K000836679
    Collenette, C.L. [193], Brazil K000836671
    Groppo Jr, M. [749], Bahia K000173312
    Gardner [3230], Brazil K000836675
    Gardner [1691], Brazil K000836676
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000836674
    s.coll. [6038], Brazil K000836711
    Burchell [8304], Brazil K000836664
    Burchell [8024], Brazil K000836665
    Burchell [6839], Brazil K000836666
    Burchell [5319], Brazil K000836667
    Burchell [6839], Brazil K000836668
    Burchell [5183-2], Brazil K000836677
    Burchell [5615-2], Brazil K000836710
    Burchell [8383-17], Brazil K000836712
    Martius [541], Brazil K000836661
    Glaziou [16114] K000836663
    Glaziou [10959], Brazil K000836678

    First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 370 (1819)

    Accepted by

    • Delprete, P.G. (2010). Rubiaceae Flora dos estados de Goiás e Tocantins 40: 1-1610. Universidade Federal de Goiás.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
    • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
    • Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
    • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.
    • Zappi, D.C. & al. (2003). Lista das plantas vasculares de Catoles Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 21(2): 345-398.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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.or
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

    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

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0