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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America. 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 - 2500 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 2500 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Gorretas, boca de sapo, hierba de la cagalera, flor de la cagalera.

    Palicourea tomentosa (Aubl.) Borhidi appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Riedel [434], Brazil Psychotria pardina K000174422
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [9616], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199508
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [3955], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199511
    Harley, R.M. [24751], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199499
    Stannard, B.L. [665], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199497
    Stannard, B.L. [728], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199500
    Plowman, T. [12152], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199496
    Milliken, W. [32], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199501
    Lleras, E. [16578], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199512
    Lleras, E. [16876], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199513
    Ramos, J.F. [22286], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199514
    Lima, J. [721], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199498
    Prance, G.T. [9543], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199503
    Prance, G.T. [8264], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199504
    Prance, G.T. [4565], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199505
    Prance, G.T. [9972], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199506
    Prance, G.T. [6283], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199507
    Prance, G.T. [2446], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199509
    Prance, G.T. [5650], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199510
    Silva, M.F. [2367], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199502
    Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [282], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000652655
    Feb 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [943], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000578204
    Jan 1, 2008 Projeto Flora Cristalino [235], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000578202
    Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1667], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000578203
    Mar 1, 1994 Silva, P.E. [7108], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199526
    May 1, 1990 Skorupa, L.A. [832], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199495
    Milliken, W. [1711], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199533
    Mori, S.A. [17135], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199534
    Pirani, J.R. [3656], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199494
    Spruce, R. [2929], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K000174423
    Spruce, R. [2929] Psychotria poeppigiana K000174424
    Schomburgk [579 / 883 B], Guyana Psychotria poeppigiana K000174425
    Kawasaki, M.L. [170], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199515
    Amaral, I.L. [108], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199527
    Pipoly, J. [6639], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199531
    Nakajima, J.N. [65], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199519
    Hopkins, M.J.G. [604], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199516
    Prance, G.T. [29567], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199529
    Prance, G.T. [28787], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199530
    Sobel, G.L. [4807], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199532
    Pruski, J. [3372], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199528
    Spruce [1892], Rio Negro Psychotria poeppigiana K000174426
    Prado, C.A. [74], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199518
    Alves, L.M. [14], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199517
    Krieger, L. [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199525
    Almeida, S. [698], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199536
    Cid Ferreira, C. A. [3216], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199535

    First published in Acta Bot. Hung. 53: 248 (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.
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Williams, R.O. & Cheeseman, E.E. in Williams, R.O. (1928). Rubiales Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(1): 1-48. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.

    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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/