1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Piptocoma Less.
      1. Piptocoma discolor (Kunth) Pruski

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Peru and N. Brazil. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as food for bees.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 1800 - 2000 m.
    Habit
    Small tree.
    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. 12 - 2700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [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. 1800 - 2000 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbolito
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Bees
    Bees visit the plants (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Cenizo.

    Piptocoma discolor (Kunth) Pruski appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [3939], Peru K000200502
    Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [3939], Peru K000200503
    Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000964653
    Ducke, A. [398], Brazil K000964654
    Nov 1, 1987 Seemann [1585], Colombia Pollalesta discolor K000497143
    Jan 1, 1979 Seeman [1585], Peru Pollalesta discolor K000497131 holotype

    First published in Novon 6(1): 97 (1996)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Robinson, H. & Funk, V. (2018). 190(1). Compositae-Vernonieae Flora of Ecuador 94: 1-128. Gothenburg University.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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/