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

[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. 0 - 2700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2700 m.
Conservation
Least concern.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Habit
Shrub.

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[UPB]
Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Belize, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Palicourea acuminata (Benth.) Borhidi appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hinds, R.B. [s.n.], Colombia Psychotria acuminata K000432855
Wright, C. [2753], Cuba Psychotria acuminata K000174246
Berg, C.C. [602], Brazil Psychotria acuminata K001199085
[illegible] [[N1]], Nicaragua Psychotria acuminata K000432856
Bahia, R.P. [750], Brazil Psychotria acuminata K001199082
s.coll. [1061], Colombia Psychotria acuminata K000634980
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria acuminata K001199083
Gassini, F. [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria acuminata K001199084

First published in Acta Bot. Hung. 53: 243 (2011)

Accepted by

  • Berger, A. (2018). Synopsis and typification of Mexican and Central American Palicourea (Rubiaceae: Palicoureeae), part I: The entomophilous species Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B 120: 59-140.
  • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
  • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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/
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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