Gamochaeta americana (Mill.) Wedd.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America to Falkland Islands. It is used as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1000–4100 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Boyacá, Caldas, Cundinamarca, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, desert, artificial - terrestrial.

[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. 1000 - 4100 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
cenizo, chubilla, chupana, donalonso, lechuguilla, meloso, oreja de ratón, palomita, pascuala, peralonso, viravira

[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. 2300 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 2300–2300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Cundinamarca, Nariño.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Don alonso, Lechugilla, Mirabira colorada, Palomita, Peralonso, Tusa, Vira-vira

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Is., Galápagos, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Cape Provinces, China South-Central, Florida, France, Georgia, India, KwaZulu-Natal, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Zealand North, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Portugal, South Carolina, Spain, Swaziland, Taiwan, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Virginia, West Himalaya

Gamochaeta americana (Mill.) Wedd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1994 Harley, R.M. [26524], Bahia K000053202
Jan 1, 1994 Harley, R.M. [27263], Bahia K000053204
Jan 1, 1994 Harley, R.M. [27263], Bahia K000053205
Sep 1, 1993 Harley, R.M. [H50635], Bahia K000053201
Sep 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50960], Bahia K000053203
Lombardi, J.A. [2836], Brazil K001107570
s.coll. [515], Brazil Gnaphalium americanum K001107639
Pedersren, T.M. [6665], Brazil Gnaphalium americanum K001107634
s.coll. [514], Brazil Gnaphalium americanum K001107637
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Gnaphalium americanum K001107640
s.coll. [514], Brazil Gnaphalium americanum K001107638
Jameson, W. [478], Ecuador Gnaphalium spicatum K000500336
Drummond, T. [583], USA Gnaphalium spicatum K001034391
s.coll. [643], Chile Gnaphalium spicatum K000500390
Wilson, W. [456], Jamaica Gnaphalium spicatum K001088783

First published in Chlor. Andina 1: 151 (1856)

Accepted by

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.523.4.1 epublication.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Not accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Gamochaeta purpurea.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    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 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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    ColPlantA database
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