Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a poison and a medicine and has environmental uses and social uses.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Cauca, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Guaviare, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, Risaralda, San Andrés y Providencia, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Herb.
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
Yerba de la virgen

[FWTA]

Adiantaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
On bare earth in roadside cuttings, or cleared ground, up to 4, 400 ft. alt.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2700 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[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
Colombia

[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
helecho negro, yerba de la Virgen

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

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

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

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Azores, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Madeira, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia

Spanish
Yerba de la Virgen.

Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2007 Grimes, J.W. [1106], Indonesia K000475997 No
Nov 1, 2006 Johns, R.J. [9665], Indonesia K000445494 No
Nov 1, 2006 Johns, R.J. [9665], Indonesia K000445493 No
Mar 1, 2006 Johns, R.J. [7459], Brunei K000420938 No
Mar 1, 2005 Anonymus [SAN 128751], Malaysia K000475380 No
Feb 1, 2005 Kalat, A. [ARK 78], Brunei K000448898 No
Feb 1, 2005 Kalat, A. [ARK 78], Brunei K000448899 No
Feb 1, 2005 Wong, K.M. [WKM1747], Brunei K000448901 No
Feb 1, 2005 Kalat, A. [ARK 78], Brunei K000448900 No
Sep 1, 2004 Sinaga, N.I. [1108], Indonesia K000473649 No
Mar 1, 2004 Chantaranothai, P. [1460], Thailand K000547730 No
Mar 1, 2004 Chantaranothai, P. [1409], Thailand K000547731 No
Mar 1, 2004 Johns, R.J. [7089], Brunei K000448902 No
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2768], Cameroon K000109051 No
Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3684], Cameroon K000109164 No
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1640], Cameroon K000109167 No
Jun 1, 2000 Edwards, P.J. [4002], Indonesia K000445650 No
Jun 1, 2000 Edwards, P.J. [4002], Indonesia K000445652 No
Jun 1, 2000 Edwards, P.J. [4002], Indonesia K000445651 No
Jan 2, 1998 Widjaja, E.A. [EAW 7013], Indonesia K000475589 No
Aug 1, 1997 Giking, M. [169], Malaysia K000475379 No
Aug 1, 1997 Saibeh, D. [22], Malaysia K000475377 No
Aug 1, 1997 Lugas, L. [2638], Malaysia K000475378 No
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [8147], Indonesia K000475678 No
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [7903], Indonesia K000475676 No
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [8147], Indonesia K000475677 No
Jun 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [7903], Indonesia K000475675 No
May 6, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6739], Indonesia K000475588 No
May 6, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6739], Indonesia K000475587 No
Apr 14, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6214], Indonesia K000475586 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5868], Cameroon K000011700 No
Jan 1, 1996 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1140], Cameroon K000011703 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5747], Cameroon K000011701 No
Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [690], Cameroon K000011698 No
Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [1005], Cameroon K000011699 No
Jan 1, 1996 Wheatley, J.I. [656], Cameroon K000011702 No
Oct 1, 1995 Powell, D.A. [X.I.1314], Christmas I. K000473232 No
Aug 1, 1993 Aumeeruddy, Y. [534], Indonesia K000472351 No
Oct 1, 1992 Yii [S.51679], Malaysia K000473245 No
Oct 1, 1992 Yii, P.C. [S.51679], Malaysia K000473244 No
Jul 24, 1987 Du Puy, D.J. [CI.32], Christmas I. K000448602 No
Mar 17, 1982 Powell, D.A. [510], Christmas I. K000473233 No
Jun 1, 1981 Nagari, T. [TN5], Papua New Guinea K000473621 No
Jun 1, 1981 Makita, L.S. [LSM 16], Papua New Guinea K000474262 No
Feb 1, 1977 Sands, M.J.S. [2938], Papua New Guinea K000474264 No
Oct 1, 1976 Shim, P.S. [SAN 81668], Malaysia K000475369 No
May 1, 1976 Woodhams, J.R. [204], Papua New Guinea K000473622 No
May 1, 1976 Woodhams, J.R. [204], Papua New Guinea K000473623 No
Jan 1, 1975 Piggott, A.G. [1194], Malaysia K000448331 No
Jan 1, 1975 Piggott, A.G. [1191], Malaysia K000448330 No
Feb 17, 1972 Ellen, R.F. [36], Indonesia K000475459 No
Jan 1, 1965 Olsen, S. [747], Philippines K000475583 No
Jan 1, 1965 Dissing, H. [2711], Papua New Guinea K000474265 No
Nov 1, 1964 Fuchs, H.P. [21300], Malaysia K000448897 No
Feb 15, 1958 Pleyte, D.R. [215], Indonesia K000475576 No
Dec 1, 1957 Lörzing, J.A. [13775], Indonesia K000448591 No
Oct 1, 1957 Pleyte, D.R. [87], Indonesia K000475577 No
Jul 9, 1956 Wood, G.H.S. [2021], Malaysia K000475451 No
Oct 7, 1954 Venning, F.E.W. [MA118], Malaysia K000445927 No
Jan 1, 1954 Gwynne Vaughan, D.T. [628], Malaysia K000472382 No
Feb 5, 1953 Soewarta [97], Indonesia K000448593 No
Jan 1, 1930 Steenis, C.G.G.J. van [3930], Indonesia K000448590 No
Jul 5, 1923 Mjöberg, E.P. [s.n.], Malaysia K000448894 No
Barter [1912], Equatorial Guinea K000435452 syntype Yes
Robinson, H.C. [s.n.], Malaysia K000445929 No
Henderson, M.R. [29598], Malaysia K000445932 No
Parris, B.S. [10388], Malaysia K000445933 No
Smith, E [801], Malaysia K000445935 No
Melville, R. [4716], Malaysia K000445942 No
Piggott, A.G. [2053], Malaysia K000448381 No
Piggott, A.G. [1405], Malaysia K000448382 No
Chipp, T.F. [5955], Singapore K000448384 No
Posthumus, O. [1534], Indonesia K000448598 No
Posthumus, O. [1312], Indonesia K000448600 No
Iwatsuki, k. [B885 bis], Indonesia K000473241 No
Dilmy, A. [1111], Indonesia K000473236 No
Dilmy, A. [1103], Indonesia K000473237 No
Iwatsuki, k. [B3249], Indonesia K000473240 No
Kato, M. [B6084], Indonesia K000473242 No
Synge, P.M. [S.628], Malaysia K000473247 No
Parris, B.S. [11323], Malaysia K000448903 No
Kadir, A. [A2522], Malaysia K000475370 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [20761], Malaysia K000475371 No
Clemens, M.S. [9495], Malaysia K000475372 No
Creagh, C.V. [s.n.], Malaysia K000475374 No
Julius [SAN 124240], Malaysia K000475375 No
Clemens, J. [27036], Malaysia K000475381 No
Gibbs, L.S. [2941], Malaysia K000475452 No
Schodde, R. [3108], Papua New Guinea K000473624 No
Pulsford, M. [UPNG 70], Papua New Guinea K000474261 No
Ramlanto [597], Indonesia K000475457 No
Piggott, A.G. [2279], Philippines K000475584 No
Croft, J.R. [415], Papua New Guinea K000475679 No
Gay, H.J. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000473619 No
Hoogland, R.D. [3294], Papua New Guinea K000474263 No
Foreman, D. [LAE 59157], Papua New Guinea K000474268 No
Foreman, D. [LAE 59157], Papua New Guinea K000474269 No
Schomburgk [390], Guyana K000633190 Unknown type material Yes
La Croix, I.F. [4958], Congo K000501461 No
Boerlage, J.G. [54], Indonesia K000448597 No
Clemens, J. [21455], Malaysia K000448895 No
Abdul, K., bin [A.2867], Malaysia K000475453 No
Merrill, E.D. [1000], Philippines K000475580 No
Schmutz, E. [063], Indonesia K000473235 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000445939 No
Parris, B.S. [4017], Papua New Guinea K000473617 No
Hose, E.S. [5022], Malaysia K000448378 No
Vogel E.F. de [6878], Indonesia K000475455 No
Ambri [A.A.1216], Indonesia K000473239 No
Spare, G.H. [36038], Malaysia K000445931 No
Kloss, C.B. [s.n.], Malaysia K000445941 No
Kregten, T.O. van [62], Indonesia K000448594 No
Mann, G. [137], Equatorial Guinea K000435451 syntype Yes
Powell, D.A. [111], Christmas I. K000473234 No
Comber, H.F. [4083], Malaysia K000472623 No
Gay, H.J. [416], Papua New Guinea K000475680 No
Ernst, A. [s.n.], Malaysia K000448380 No
Ramlanto [597], Indonesia K000475458 No
Dransfield, J. [3826], Indonesia K000475454 No
Gay, H.J. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000473620 No
Reynoso, E. [235], Philippines K000475578 No
Clemens, J. [21021], Malaysia K000448896 No
Croft, J.R. [1183], Papua New Guinea K000474267 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [20223], Malaysia K000475373 No
Yapp, R.H. [628], Malaysia K000445930 No
Seimund, E. [s.n.], Malaysia K000445940 No
Conklin, H. [141], Philippines K000475579 No
Parris, B.S. [1071], Malaysia K000475367 No
Ernst, A. [s.n.], Malaysia K000448379 No
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Singapore K000448383 No
Johns, R.J. [NGF47182], Papua New Guinea K000473614 No
Kato, M. [B5753], Indonesia K000473243 No
Hose, E.S. [5022], Malaysia K000448377 No
Venning, F.E.W. [MA], Malaysia K000445928 No
Hartley, T.G. [TGH 10808], Papua New Guinea K000473625 No
Merrill, E.D. [1000], Philippines K000475582 No
Burley, J.S. [1470], Indonesia K000448386 No
Piggott, A.G. [2279], Philippines K000475585 No
Streimann, H. [NGF 39477], Papua New Guinea K000475683 No
Takeuchi, W. [17794], Papua New Guinea K000608220 No
Julius [SAN 124240], Malaysia K000475376 No
Smith, E [824], Malaysia K000445936 No
Forman, L.L. [100], Indonesia K000448599 No
Argent, G.C.G. [107665], Malaysia K000475368 No
Croft, J.R. [1183], Papua New Guinea K000474266 No
Ambri [A.A.1216], Indonesia K000473238 No
Schiffner, V.F. [s.n.], Indonesia K000448595 No
Zahn, H. [s.n.] K000475681 No
Lee, Y.F. [96790], Malaysia K000448904 No
Gay, H.J. [1024], Papua New Guinea K000473615 No
Gay, H.J. [1024], Papua New Guinea K000473616 No
Shea, G. [77117], Malaysia K000475382 No
Iwatsuki, k. [371], Indonesia K000448592 No
Gozapao, G. [2], Papua New Guinea K000473618 No
Millar, A.N. [NGF 15708], Papua New Guinea K000475682 No
Synge, P.M. [S.628], Malaysia K000473246 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000448596 No
Joncheere, G.J. de [1610], Indonesia K000475456 No
Backer, C.A. [48], Indonesia K000448601 No
Comber, H.F. [4083], Malaysia K000472624 No
Piggott, A.G. [2014], Malaysia K000445938 No
Merrill, E.D. [1000], Philippines K000475581 No
Parris, B.S. [10536], Malaysia K000445934 No
Burkill, I.H. [8483], Malaysia K000445937 No
Millar, A.N. [NGF 14543], Papua New Guinea K000475684 No

First published in J.C.Mössler, Handb. Gewächsk. ed. 3 3: 20 (1833)

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