Mikania micrantha Kunth

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

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2900 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Atlántico, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Putumayo, Quindío, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Liana, Climbing.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Bejuco guaco, Guaquito, Mata cuy, O'mochacho', Tee-shai-pee-ka

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2900 m.
Morphology General Habit
Climbing plant.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[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 - 2900 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora, liana
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]

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/

Vernacular
bejuco de chivo, cernilla, guaco blanco, guaquito

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

[UPB]
Use Animal Food Bees
Bees visit the plants (Giraldo et al. 2011).
Use Medicines Poisonings
Used in the treatment of snake bites (Giraldo et al. 2011).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, Fiji, India, Laccadive Is., Malaya, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Niue, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand

Spanish
Guaquito, guaguito.

Mikania micrantha Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2015 Paie [S. 51776], Sarawak K001045446 No
Jan 1, 2013 Wardi et al. [BOHK 437], Indonesia K000734571 No
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [6048], Maranhão K000054248 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [9494], Brazil K000955522 Yes
Apr 1, 2009 Sumbing Jimpin [139506], Sabah K000610487 No
Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C. [1462], Mato Grosso K000579640 No
Oct 1, 2008 Lehmann, F.C. [4888], Colombia K000634181 isotype Yes
Oct 1, 2008 Lehmann, F.C. [4888], Colombia K000634182 isotype Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Takeuchi [16724], Papua New Guinea K000512313 No
Feb 1, 2008 Ambriansyah, A. et al. [3056], Indonesia K000512314 No
Jan 1, 1997 Froes, R. [1806], Maranhão K000054260 No
Jan 1, 1997 Lobo, M.G. [343], Maranhão K000054262 No
Feb 1, 1988 Williams, R.S. [207], Bolivia K000500155 isosyntype Yes
Feb 1, 1988 Gardner [3271], Goiás K000958143 Unknown type material Yes
Feb 1, 1988 Gardner [3271], Goiás K000958144 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1983 Prance, G.T. [5230], Brazil K000925784 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Gardner [3271], Goiás K000958145 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Gardner [483], Brazil K000958146 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Bolland, G. [29], Ceará K000054252 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Tweedie [1189], Argentina K000500213 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Robert, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000925780 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Spruce, R. [983], Brazil K001062015 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Burchell [1357], Brazil K000955521 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Burchell [7272], Brazil K000955523 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Spruce, R. [458], Brazil K001062014 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Smith, M.D. [243], Brazil K000925787 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Gardner [483], Brazil K000958147 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [4085], Brazil K000925786 Yes
Jan 1, 1962 Egler, W.A. [46059], Brazil K000925788 Yes
Eiten, G. [4502], Maranhão K000054261 No
Dusén, P. [7978], Brazil K000925782 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4572], Brazil K000925785 Yes
Rusby, H.H. [1648], Bolivia K000634170 isosyntype Yes
Rich, H.H. [767], India K001045680 No
Froes, R. [11522], Maranhão K000054255 Yes
Smith, L.B. [2120], Brazil K000925783 Yes
Glaziou, A. [12819], Brazil K000925781 Yes
n/a K001409037 Yes
n/a K001483322 Yes
Colombia K001483323 Yes
Colombia K001483324 Yes
Colombia K001483326 Yes
Colombia K001483327 Yes
Colombia K001483328 Yes
Colombia K001483329 Yes
Colombia K001483330 Yes
Colombia K001483332 Yes
Colombia K001483333 Yes
Ecuador K001483334 Yes
Ecuador K001483335 Yes
Ecuador K001483336 Yes
Ecuador K001483337 Yes
Ecuador K001483338 Yes
Ecuador K001483339 Yes
Ecuador K001483340 Yes
Ecuador K001483341 Yes
Ecuador K001483342 Yes
Ecuador K001483343 Yes
Ecuador K001483344 Yes
Ecuador K001483345 Yes
Ecuador K001483346 Yes
Panama K001483347 Yes
Panama K001483348 Yes
Panama K001483349 Yes
Peru K001483350 Yes
Peru K001483351 Yes
Peru K001483352 Yes
Peru K001483353 Yes
Peru K001483354 Yes
Peru K001483355 Yes
Venezuela K001483356 Yes
Venezuela K001483357 Yes
Venezuela K001483358 Yes
Venezuela K001483359 Yes
Venezuela K001483360 Yes
Peru K001483361 Yes
Peru K001483362 Yes
Peru K001483363 Yes
Peru K001483364 Yes
Peru K001483365 Yes
Peru K001483366 Yes
Peru K001483367 Yes
Peru K001483368 Yes
Peru K001483369 Yes
Peru K001483370 Yes
Peru K001483371 Yes
Peru K001483372 Yes
Peru K001483373 Yes
Peru K001483374 Yes
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. subcymosa K000925930 Yes
Warming, E. [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. subcymosa K000925931 Yes
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925926 Yes
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925925 Yes
Martius [775], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925922 Yes
Brooks, R.R. [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925924 Yes
Riedel [560], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925927 Yes
s.coll. [310], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925923 Yes
Martius [775], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925921 Yes
Glaziou, A. [15131], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925920 Yes

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp., ed. fol., 4: 105 (1818)

Accepted by

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.
  • 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.
  • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
  • 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

  • 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 of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.
  • 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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • 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
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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    ColPlantA database
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