1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Schizocalyx Wedd.
      1. Schizocalyx bracteosa Wedd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to N. Peru. It is used as animal food, an ornamental plant and a soil improver and for firewood.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Habit
    Shrub or tree.
    Ecology
    Alt. 150 - 1000 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    [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. 150 - 1000 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Eaten by animals (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Ornamentals
    Ornamental (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Soil Improvers
    Soil improver (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Fuelwood
    Used as fuelwood (Carvajal et al. 2014).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Common Names

    Spanish
    San Juan, arrocero peludo.

    Schizocalyx bracteosa Wedd. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 1: 74 (1854)

    Accepted by

    • Taylor, C.M., Neill, D.A. & Gereau, R.E. (2011). Rubiacearum Americanarum magna hama pars XXIX: Overview of the Neotropical genus Schizocalyx (Condamineeae) and description of two new species Novon 21: 496-507.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Bathysa bracteosa.]

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Carvajal, L., Ariza, W., Caro, L., Valero, N. (2014). Especies forestales representativas del Sur Oriente de Boyacá. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.

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