Helia alata (Aubl.) Kuntze

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 428 (1891)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Trinidad to N. South America. It is an annual and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • 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
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 23, 2009 Pozo, P.; Villarroel, D. [583] Bolivia Irlbachia alata K000542771 No
Apr 23, 2009 Ollerton, J.; Gopaul, D.; Cranmer, L.; Henderson, B.; Kellie, S. [116] Guyana Irlbachia alata K000542772 No
Jan 1, 2009 Fundación Biológica Puerto Rastrojo [CHI-80] Colombia Irlbachia alata K000634077 No
Jan 1, 2009 Fundación Biológica Puerto Rastrojo Colombia Irlbachia alata K000634078 No
Kriebel, R.; Solano, D.; Santamaría, D. [4979] Costa Rica Irlbachia alata K001600774 Yes
Sobel, G.L. [4775] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049091 Yes
Beck, H.T. [245] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049092 Yes
Archer, W.A. [7863] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049102 Yes
Groppo, M. [956] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049107 Yes
Boom, B. [8485] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049098 Yes
Froes, R. [11576] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049101 Yes
Milliken, W. [2270] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049105 Yes
Todzia, C. [2307] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049093 Yes
Assunção, P.A.C.L. [69] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049096 Yes
Prance, G.T.; Maas, P.J.M.; Kubitzki, K.; Steward, W.C.; Ramos, J.F.; Pinheiro, W.S.; Lima, J.F. [12518] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049099 Yes
Lee, G.; Persaud, R. [15] Guyana Irlbachia alata K001049095 Yes
Milliken, W. [2177] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049106 Yes
Burchell [9386] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049100 Yes
Holt, E.G. [582] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049103 Yes
Zarucchi, J.L. [3028] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049104 Yes
Burchell [9352] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049094 Yes
Santos, J.L. [925] Brazil Irlbachia alata K001049097 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Maas, P.J.M.; Steyermark, J.A. [5344] Venezuela Chelonanthus alatus K000786707 Type Yes
Nov 26, 2005 Eden, M.J. [CAE/MJE/54] Colombia Chelonanthus alatus K000036571 No
Nov 26, 2005 Lowe, J. [4078] Brazil Chelonanthus alatus K000036569 Yes
Nov 26, 2005 Peterson, K.M.; et al. [331] Mexico Chelonanthus alatus K000036570 No
Ratter, J.A. [2800] Brazil Chelonanthus alatus K001049083 Yes
Redden, K.M.; Lyle, M. [2621] Guyana Chelonanthus alatus K001572749 Yes
Redden, K.M.; Lyle, M. [2621] Guyana Chelonanthus alatus K001572750 Yes
Cordeiro, I.; Mota, C.D.A.; Coelho, J.C. [2] Brazil Chelonanthus alatus K001049084 Yes
Keel, S. [299] Brazil Chelonanthus alatus K001049278 Yes
Philcox, D. [4147] Brazil Chelonanthus alatus K001049082 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0