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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Nicaragua to Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Ipeca, Ipecacuana, Ipecacuana de cartagena, Raicilla

[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. 30 - 400 m.; Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Ipecacuana, Poajá, Raicilla, Raicilla gateadora, Raíz de ipeca, Raíz de montaña, Raíz de oro

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panamá

Introduced into:

Caroline Is.

Carapichea ipecacuanha (Brot.) L.Andersson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Skorupa, L.A. [712], Brazil K000988216
Langley, J.M. [3], Brazil K000988222
Langley, J.M. [3], Brazil K000988224
Barreto, M. [2002], Brazil K000988220
Skorupa, L.A. [612], Brazil K000988215
Burchell [1105-37], Brazil K000988217
Saint-Hilaire, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000988218
Kuhlmann, J.G. [2485], Brazil K000988226
Willians [1865], Brazil K000988219
Skorupa, L.A. [745], Brazil K000988214
s.coll. [955], Brazil K000988225
Kuhlmann, J.G. [54], Brazil K000988227
Skorupa, L.A. [753], Brazil K000988213
Magalhães, M. [867], Brazil K000988221
Langley, J.M. [3], Brazil K000988223
Sep 1, 1998 Riedel [324], Bahia Psychotria ipecacuanha K000015625

First published in Kew Bull. 57: 371 (2002)

Accepted by

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Taylor, C.M. & Gereau, R.E. (2013). The genus Carapichea (Rubiaceae, Psychotrieae) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99: 100-127.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Psychotria ipecacuanha.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). 2019. Nombres comunes de las plantas de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/es/

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
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