Sisyrinchium micranthum Cav.

First published in Diss. 6: 345 (1788)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to N. Argentina. It is an annual and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a poison and a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Dominican Republic, Easter Is., Fiji, Galápagos, Japan, Korea, Malaya, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, South Australia, Spain, Tasmania, Tubuai Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Angely, J. in Angely, J. (1965). Flora Analítica do Paraná: 225-228. Phyton, Brazil.
  • Bono, G. (1996). Flora Y Vegetacion del Estado Táchira Venezuela: 587. Museo Regionaledi Scienze Naturali, Torino.
  • Brako, L. in Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 573-576. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Dorr, L.J. et al. (2000). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Guaramacal National Park, Portuguesa and Trujillo States, Venezuela: 47-47. National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1998). Flora de Veracruz 105: 1-60. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. in Serna, A.D. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1996). Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas: una sinopsis florística 6: 43-59. Mexico City : Consejo Nacional de la Flora de Mexico.
  • Foster, R.C. in Foster, R.C. (1958). Catalogue of the Ferns and Flowering Plants of Bolivia: 47-48. Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, U.S.A.
  • Goldblatt, P. & Heinrich, J.E. in D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Fl. Panama Checklist and Index: 51. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Goldblatt, P. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 603-612. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 71-80. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Johnston, I.M. (1938). The Species of Sisyrinchium in Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 19: 376-399.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. in Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 516-517. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Luteyn, J.L. (1999). Páramos: a checklist of plant diversity, geographical distribution and botanical literature: 111. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Marais, W. (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177: 1-16. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Moscoso, R.M. in Moscoso, R.H. (1943). Catalogus Florae Domingensis 1: 86. New York.
  • Múlgura, M.E. (1996). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 205-217. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Smith, A.C. (1979). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 1: 1-495. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Woodson, R.E. & Schery, R.W. (1945). Flora of Panama Part 3, Fasc. 1. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 32: 34-43.
  • do Rocio Viera, E., dos Santos, É.P. & Tardivo, R.C. (2003). Flórula do Morro dos Perdidos, Sierra de Araçatuba, Paraná, Brasil: Iridaceae. Estudos de Biologia, Universidade Católica do Paraná 25(51): 17-29.

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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Angely, J. in Angely, J. (1965). Flora Analítica do Paraná: 225-228. Phyton, Brazil.
  • Brako, L. in Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 573-576. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Dorr, L.J. et al. (2000). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Guaramacal National Park, Portuguesa and Trujillo States, Venezuela: 47-47. National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. in Serna, A.D. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1996). Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas: una sinopsis florística 6: 43-59. Mexico City : Consejo Nacional de la Flora de Mexico.
  • Florence, J. & Hallé, N. (1986). Suite du catalogue des plantes a fleurs et Fougères des iles Australes. Rapa: 151-158. Direction des centres d'expérimentations nucléaires. Service mixte de contrôle biologique.
  • Goldblatt, P. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 603-612. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 71-80. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.
  • Johnston, I.M. (1938). The Species of Sisyrinchium in Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 19: 376-399.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. in Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 516-517. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Luteyn, J.L. (1999). Páramos: a checklist of plant diversity, geographical distribution and botanical literature: 111. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Marais, W. (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177: 1-16. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Moscoso, R.M. in Moscoso, R.H. (1943). Catalogus Florae Domingensis 1: 86. New York.
  • Múlgura, M.E. (1996). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 205-217. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Smith, A.C. (1979). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 1: 1-495. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Verloove, F. & Sánchez Gullón, E. (2012). New records of interesting vascular plants (mainly xenophytes) in the Iberian Peninsula. II. Flora Mediterranea 22: 5-24.
  • Zizka, G. (1991). Flowering plants of Easter island. Palmarum Hortus Francofurtensis 3: 1-108.
  • do Rocio Viera, E., dos Santos, É.P. & Tardivo, R.C. (2003). Flórula do Morro dos Perdidos, Sierra de Araçatuba, Paraná, Brasil: Iridaceae. Estudos de Biologia, Universidade Católica do Paraná 25(51): 17-29.

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
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • 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), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • 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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rodway, F.A. [1591A], Australia 23546.000 No
Spruce, R. [5025], Ecuador K000201300 Yes
Spruce, R. [5025], Ecuador K000201301 Yes
Sisyrinchium iridifolium 22841.000 No

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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/