1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Duroia L.f.
      1. Duroia hirsuta (Poepp.) K.Schum.

        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.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 1465 m.
    Vernacular
    Maoguatsegesesa, kaai, babaimio.
    [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 - 1465 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Tannins Dyestuffs
    Leaves - Dye obtained from the leaves is used to dye containers made with totuma, fruit of Crescentia cujete (Linares 1994).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Matatodo, matamonte, solimán, turmaemico, palo de hormiga.

    Duroia hirsuta (Poepp.) K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Cazalet, P. [7662], Ecuador 6989.000
    Ducke, A. [1119], Brazil K001135747
    Ducke, A. [1119], Brazil K001135748
    Ducke, A. [1120], Brazil K001135749
    Henderson, A. [443], Brazil K001135720
    Ule, E. [5836], Brazil K001135734
    Amaral, I.L. [62], Brazil K001135728
    Krukoff, B.A. [6201], Brazil K001135722
    Krukoff, B.A. [5685], Brazil K001135723
    Krukoff, B.A. [5475], Brazil K001135724
    Krukoff, B.A. [5475], Brazil K001135725
    Krukoff, B.A. [4643], Brazil K001135726
    Krukoff, B.A. [4346], Brazil K001135727
    Krukoff, B.A. [6448], Brazil K001135736
    Krukoff, B.A. [6448], Brazil K001135737
    Krukoff, B.A. [8954], Brazil K001135746
    Krukoff, B.A. [5685], Brazil K001135741
    Krukoff, B.A. [8411], Brazil K001135742
    Krukoff, B.A. [8411], Brazil K001135743
    Krukoff, B.A. [8631], Brazil K001135744
    Krukoff, B.A. [8631], Brazil K001135745
    Cid, C.A. [3342], Brazil K001135721
    Prance, G.T. [23939], Brazil K001135729
    Prance, G.T. [24167], Peru K001135730
    Prance, G.T. [13733], Brazil K001135731
    Prance, G.T. [7396], Brazil K001135738
    Prance, G.T. [7324], Brazil K001135739
    Prance, G.T. [12159], Brazil K001135740
    Traill, J.W.H. [396a], Brazil K001135732
    Traill, J.W.H. [396], Brazil K001135733
    Traill, J.W.H. [396], Brazil K001135735

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 6(6): 367 (1889)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • 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
    • Bernal, R., Galeano, G., Rodríguez, A., Sarmiento, H. & Gutiérrez, M. (2017). Nombres comunes de las plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
    • Linares, E. (1994). Inventario preliminar de las plantas utilizadas para elaborar artesanías en Colombia. Vniversitas Scientarium. Vol 2: 1-38

    Sources

    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 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
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