Hippocratea volubilis L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[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
bejuco alambre, malibú

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 0–1800 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Atlántico, Magdalena, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Liana.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), 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. 0 - 1800 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Liana
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Hippocratea volubilis L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Spruce, R. [2409], Brazil K000529920 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Spruce, R. [2409], Brazil K000529927 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Hostmann [132], Surinam K000529935 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Hostmann [1068], Surinam K000529937 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Rovirosa, J.N. [411], Tabasco K000529947 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1096], Mato Grosso K000578291 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Wright, C. [80], Cuba K000529942 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Hostmann [1087], Surinam K000529934 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Wright, C. [1148], Cuba K000529945 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Hostmann [987], Surinam K000529929 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Fendler, A. [53], Panama K000529916 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Henicka, G.S. [90], Mato Grosso K000447791 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Gardner [2492], Piauí K000529917 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Fendler, A. [53], Panama K000529915 syntype Yes
Nov 1, 2007 Nascimento, J. [5], Mato Grosso K000447792 Yes
Sep 6, 2006 Wood, J. R. [12802], Bolivia K000325185 No
Jan 30, 1984 Wright, C. [80], Cuba K000529943 Unknown type material Yes
Oct 4, 1982 Heringer, E.P. [1963], Brazil K001138759 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Seemann [1102], Colombia K000529914 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 s.coll. [1960], Brazil K000529925 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Spruce, R. [2409], Brazil K000529928 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Schomburgk [410], Guyana K000529939 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Gardner [1479], Brazil K000529921 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Spruce, R. [119], Para K000529926 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Anderson [s.n.], St. Lucia K000529940 Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Mueller, F. [197], Santa Catarina K000529924 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000529923 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 St. Lucia K000529941 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1940 Gardner [1480], Brazil K000529919 isosyntype Yes
Hostmann [132], Surinam K000529936 Yes
Hostmann [1068], Surinam K000529938 Yes
França, F. [1073], Brazil K001138707 Yes
Costa, M.F. [2], Brazil K001138710 Yes
Dusén, P. [13792], Brazil K001138719 Yes
Riedel [745], Brazil K001138721 Yes
Miers [3816], Brazil K001138723 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [29660], Brazil K001138732 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [20579], Brazil K001138734 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [5600], Brazil K001138738 Yes
Spruce [119/%], Brazil K001138753 Yes
Froes, R. [1986], Brazil K001138764 Yes
Milliken, W. [394], Brazil K001138760 Yes
Prance, G.T. [17707], Brazil K001138736 Yes
Prance, G.T. [17707], Brazil K001138735 Yes
Anderson, W.R. [10993], Brazil K001138763 Yes
Cid, C.A. [4183], Brazil K001138742 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [4352], Brazil K001138718 Yes
Prance, G.T. [10701], Brazil K001138754 Yes
Berg, C.C. [P/19744], Brazil K001138744 Yes
Ule, E. [8210], Brazil K001138756 Yes
Prance, G.T. [17819], Brazil K001138740 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5562], Brazil K001138748 Yes
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001138716 Yes
Prance, G.T. [14025], Brazil K001138730 Yes
Hostmann [987], Surinam K000529931 Yes
Prance, G.T. [14132], Brazil K001138731 Yes
Stoffers, A.L. [331], French Guiana K001138747 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [6351], Brazil K001138733 Yes
Heinger, E.P. [6899], Brazil K001138752 Yes
Ule, E. [7284], Brazil K001138717 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000110155 Yes
Gardner [1479], Ceará K000529922 Yes
Spruce [1531], Brazil K001138758 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5267], Brazil K001138994 Yes
Sperling, C.R. [6113], Brazil K001138750 Yes
Milliken, W. [394], Brazil K001138720 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5139], Brazil K001138751 Yes
Talbot, H.F. [s.n.], Guyana K001138762 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [5743], Brazil K001138741 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5078], Brazil K001138755 Yes
Glaziou [10408], Brazil K001138724 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4853], Brazil K001138765 Yes
Glaziou [5753], Brazil K001138712 Yes
K000529930 Yes
Hostmann [987], Surinam K000529933 Yes
Spruce, R. [1531], Brazil K001138757 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [3306], Brazil K001138725 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [2071], Brazil K001138715 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [8225], Brazil K001138713 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16734], Brazil K001138739 Yes
Luetzelburg, P.V. [25995], Brazil K001138709 Yes
Ule, E. [9059], Brazil K001138711 Yes
Campbell, D.G. [P22341], Brazil K001138737 Yes
Costa, M.F. [43], Brazil K001138708 Yes
Hostmann [1087], Surinam K000529932 Yes
Mexia, Y. [5954], Brazil K001138766 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000110153 syntype Yes
Ratter, J.A. [485], Brazil K001138728 Yes
Burchell [8900], Brazil K001138714 Yes
Cid, C.A. [112], Brazil K001138745 Yes
Ferreira, C.A.C. [5785], Brazil K001138761 Yes
Onishi, E. [279], Brazil K001138729 Yes
Hill, S.R. [13118], Brazil K001138749 Yes
Gardner [4456], Brazil K001138726 Yes
Cid, C.A. [1772], Brazil K001138746 Yes
Gardner [4456], Brazil K001138722 Yes
Strudwick, J.J. [4405], Brazil K001138995 Yes
Gardner [2492], Piauí K000529918 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6100], Brazil K001138743 Yes
Ratater, J.A. [485], Brazil K001138727 Yes
Wright, C. [80], Cuba Hippocratea pallidula K000529944 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Contreras, E. [8930], Guatemala Hippocratea volubilis var. circumalata K000529946 isotype Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1191 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Araújo, D. & Alves, M. (2010). Climbing plants of a fragmented area of lowland Atlantic forest, Igarassu, Pernambuco (northeastern Brazil) Phytotaxa 8: 1-24.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(2): 1-524. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Monteiro de Barros, A.A., de Andrade Ribas, L. & Dunn Araujo, D.S. (2009). Trepadeiras do Parque Estadual da Serra do Tiririca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Rodriguésia 60: 681-694.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2017). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 17: 1-434. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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

  • Araújo, D. & Alves, M. (2010). Climbing plants of a fragmented area of lowland Atlantic forest, Igarassu, Pernambuco (northeastern Brazil) Phytotaxa 8: 1-24.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(2): 1-524. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Monteiro de Barros, A.A., de Andrade Ribas, L. & Dunn Araujo, D.S. (2009). Trepadeiras do Parque Estadual da Serra do Tiririca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Rodriguésia 60: 681-694.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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