Heteropsis flexuosa (Kunth) G.S.Bunting

First published in Revista Fac. Agric. Univ. Centr. Venezuela 10: 201 (1979)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Tropical America. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine, has social uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

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 and Fungi of Colombia

  • 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/
  • 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
  • Castañeda, R.R. (1991). Frutas silvestres de Colombia. Instituto Colombiano de Cultura Hispánica.
  • 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
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (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
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D.; Frisby, S.; Pena, E.M.; Milliken, W.; Piva, J.H. [2492] Brazil K000579286 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Jenman [5000] K000524011 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Jenman [5000] K000524009 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sauvain, M. [139] Guyana K002089539 Yes
Perez, J. [JPB-948] Brazil K002089556 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Suriname K002089532 Yes
B.W. [3803] Suriname K002089528 Yes
B.W. [3803] Suriname K002089529 Yes
Grenand [560] Guyana K002089540 Yes
Prévost, M.F. [670] Guyana K002089541 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guyana K002089517 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Suriname K002089531 Yes
Gill, R.C. [64] Ecuador K002089558 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guyana K002089520 Yes
Hohenkerk, L.S. [731] Guyana K002089515 Yes
Barrier, S. [2830] Guyana K002089542 Yes
Bell, D.; Wiser, S.; Philips, O. [88-178] Peru K002089557 Yes
Jenman [5000] K000524010 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Suriname K002089534 Yes
Hoffman, B.; Allicock, D. [5070] Guyana K002089527 Yes
Pires, M.J.; Silva, N.T. [2022] Brazil K001183020 Yes
Smith, A.C. [2722] Guyana K002089522 Yes
Hoffman, B.; Allicock, D. [5067] Guyana K002089526 Yes
Davy, D. [82] Guyana K002089537 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Suriname K002089533 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guyana K002089519 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guyana K002089516 Yes
Jansen-Jacobs, M.J.; Behari-Ramdass, J.; Grant, A.; Ramharrakh, G.; Ter Steege, H. [6449] Suriname K002089535 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Suriname K002089530 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guyana K002089518 Yes
Anderson, C.W. [432] Guyana K002089523 Yes
{JJ de Granville} [6703] Guyana K002089538 Yes
Anderson, C.W. [432] Guyana K002089524 Yes
Davy, D. [82] Guyana K002089536 Yes
{Jansen-Jacobs, M.J.; B. J. H. ter Welle; Sipman, H.J.M.; James, V.} [3077] Guyana K002089525 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guyana K002089521 Yes

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