Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Carapichea ipecacuanha (Brot.) L.Andersson

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Nicaragua to Brazil. It is used as a medicine.

[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

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 30–400 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bolívar, Chocó, Córdoba, Meta.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Ipeca, Ipecacuana, Ipecacuana de cartagena, Raicilla

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

[UPFC]
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

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

  • 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

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.

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
  • 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/
  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
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  • 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/
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

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