Erechtites hieraciifolius (L.) Raf. ex DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Canada to Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a medicine and for food.

[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 - 2700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2700 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Boyacá, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Isimalinae (Sikuani)

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Suriname, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin

Introduced into:

Austria, China South-Central, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hawaii, Hungary, India, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Line Is., Malaya, Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Ogasawara-shoto, Poland, Romania, Saskatchewan, Sumatera, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam, Washington, Yugoslavia

Erechtites hieraciifolius (L.) Raf. ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2009 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. et al [6619], Surinam K000373271 No
Feb 1, 2008 Ambriansyah, A. et al. [3050A], Indonesia K000512311 No
Harley, R.M. [27289], Brazil 55824.000 No
Hind, D.J.N. [H50962], Brazil 58987.000 No
Mandon, G. [127], Bolivia K000527732 Yes
Gardner, G. [3868], Goiás K000895247 Unknown type material Yes
Quited [s.n.], Nicaragua K000895246 Yes
Glaziou [10962], Brazil K000924285 Yes
Gardner, G. [3868], Goiás K000895245 Unknown type material Yes
Irwin, H.S. [21957], Brazil K000924281 Yes
Glaziou [4033], Brazil K000924286 Yes
Riedel [432], Brazil K000924273 Yes
Rambo, B. [44066], Brazil K000924284 Yes
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Sumatera K000843820 Yes
Reitz [14862], Brazil K000924287 Yes
Fendler, A. [1972], Venezuela K000924298 Yes
Ule, E. [8348], Brazil K000924277 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [12137], Brazil K000924278 Yes
Prance, G.T. [7704], Brazil K000924276 Yes
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Sumatera K000843821 Unknown type material Yes
s.coll. [634], Brazil K000924274 Yes
Purdie [s.n.], Jamaica K000924275 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10222], Brazil K000924280 Yes
Silva, M.B. [54], Brazil K000924282 Yes
Philcox, D. [3717], Brazil K000924279 Yes
Vukotinovic, L.F. [883], Croatia K000843822 Yes
Dusén, P. [6583], Brazil K000924283 Yes
Vukotinovic, L.F. [883], Croatia K000843823 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Griffith, W. [s.n.], Malaya Gynura malasica K000324340 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Griffith, W. [s.n.], Malaya Gynura malasica K000324339 holotype Yes
Feb 1, 2002 Gardner, G. [2652], Piauí Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000054499 Yes
Oct 1, 1999 Amorim, A.M. [2498], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053816 No
Aug 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3800], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053822 No
Jul 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3574], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053829 No
Sep 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50962], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053818 No
Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50021], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053821 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [27289], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053817 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25643], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053823 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [27244], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053826 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25926], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053819 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [27264], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053828 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25643], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053820 No
Mattos Silva, L.A. [646], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053824 No
Salzmann, P. [1], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053827 Yes
Harley, R.M. [22372], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053830 No
Salzmann, P. [1], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053831 No
Amorim, A.M. [2498], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000054849 No
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000924288 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [7373], Brazil Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000955776 Yes
Harley, R.M. [22195], Bahia Erechtites hieraciifolius var. cacalioides K000053825 No
Fernald, M.L. [299], Massachusetts Erechtites hieraciifolius var. megalocarpus K000843818 Yes

First published in Prodr. 6: 294 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • 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
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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • 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

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