Galinsoga parviflora Cav.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used as animal food, a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses 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
caripacunga, chagraquigua, chipaca, cominillo rosado, consuelda menor, guasca, guascas, hierba de puerco, melosita, pacunga, pajaritos, pan con queso, yerba de puerco, yerba pajarilla, yerbaepuerco, yuyo

[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. 900 - 3100 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 900–3100 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Nariño, Putumayo, Santander, Tolima.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Caripacunga, Chagraquigua, Chipaca, Cominillo rosado, Consuelda menor, Guasca, Melosita, Pacunga, Pajaritos, Pan con queso, Yuyo

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 900 - 3100 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Stem up to 50 cm or more tall, glabrous below but hirsute on young growth
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate, ovate, up to c. 6 x 2.5 cm, acute serrate, pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula subglobose; peduncles with hairs less than 0.5 mm long and short glandular hairs; phyllaries ± broadly ovate, up to c. 3.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets c. 5, white, c. 1–2 mm long, 3-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk florets yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1–2 mm long, glabrous or strigose at tip; pappus of several laciniate scales, or absent in ray florets.
Distribution
N1, 2 native in South America, but now a widespread weed in both tropical and temperate areas.
Ecology
Altitude range 1450–1700 m.
Note
First record for Somalia.

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

[UPB]
Use Food Food Additives
Leaves - Used as a condiment (Cadena González 2010).
Use Medicines Digestive System Disorders
Leaves - Used in liquid medicines in the treatment of excess of stomach acid (Cadena González 2010).
Use Medicines Infections & Infestations
Stems and leaves - Used in liquid medicines for the treatment of white plaques in the mouth (Cadena González 2010).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Albania, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chatham Is., Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malaya, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Recorded in error in:

Oregon

Spanish
Guacas.

Galinsoga parviflora Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Ghogue, J.-P. [1061], Cameroon K000746650 No
Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9448], Cameroon K000108760 No
Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50005], Bahia K000053660 Yes
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25346], Bahia K000053661 Yes
Dawkins, H.C. [778], Uganda 4753.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9587], Cameroon K000052343 No
Irwin, H.S. [10992], Brazil K001031677 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [10992], Brazil K001031830 Yes
Dunlap [119], Cameroon K000052345 No
Chuml, H. [36A], Cameroon K000052344 No
Anderson, W.R. [35727], Brazil K001031680 Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 216], United Kingdom K000914479 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001031683 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [0s.n.56], Cameroon K000052349 No
Dusén, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001031681 Yes
Lombardi, J.A. [2588], Brazil K001031679 Yes
Castellanos, A. [23522], Brazil K001031684 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28336], Cameroon K000052342 No
Lombardi, J.A. [2696], Brazil K001031678 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001031682 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [36], Cameroon K000052346 No

First published in Icon. 3: 41 (1795)

Accepted by

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  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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    Flora of Somalia
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    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/
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    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/
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