Pleopeltis macrocarpa (Willd.) Kaulf.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America, Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, S. India, Sri Lanka. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a poison and 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
Colombia

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1400 - 3600 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Guiana Shield. Elevation range: 1400–3600 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Cauca, Cesar, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, desert, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Calaguala

[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
calaguala

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
On trees or rocks; 5, 000 to 9, 000 ft. alt.

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Calaguala

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

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

Native to:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central American Pac, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Free State, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Mauritius

Pleopeltis macrocarpa (Willd.) Kaulf. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Luke, W.R.Q. [11702], Kenya K000197495 No
Jan 1, 1998 Sidwell, K. [66], Cameroon K000085070 No
Jan 1, 1965 Carmichael [s.n.], South Africa K000435946 Unknown type material Yes
Atherstone [s.n.], South Africa K000435945 Yes
Gerrard, W.T. [365], South Africa K000435944 Yes
Harris, T. [218], Mozambique K000613293 No
Harris, T. [658], Mozambique K000614237 No
Pringle, C.G. [3358], Michoacán K000642136 isotype Yes
Kamau [649], Kenya K000696592 No
Kamau [612], Kenya K000696591 No
Glaziou [1735], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955978 Yes
Eiten, G. [7679], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955982 Yes
Harley, R.M. [27350], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955972 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [1289], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955979 Yes
Burchell [1941], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955980 Yes
Glaziou [5279], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955974 Yes
Eiten, G. [7121], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955981 Yes
Lucas, E.J. [552], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955975 Yes
Mosén [4629], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955977 Yes
Camerik, A.M. [33], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955973 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [30660], Brazil Pleopeltis lanceolata K000955976 Yes

First published in Berlin. Jahrb. Pharm. Verbundenen Wiss. 21: 41 (1820)

Accepted by

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  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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

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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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