1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Palicourea Aubl.
      1. Palicourea acuminata (Benth.) Borhidi

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

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    Distribution

    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.

    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

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