Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass.

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

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 49–1700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 49 - 1700 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
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. 49 - 1700 m.; Andes, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
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
botón de oro, yuyo quemado

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb 10–100 cm high; stems erect, scrambling or sometimes decumbent, green or reddish, glabrous or pilose.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves lanceolate, narrowly ovate or ovate, 1–8.5 cm long, 0.3–3 cm wide, base attenuate, margins sinuate to dentate, apex acute to acuminate, glabrous to sparsely pilose; petiole 2–32 mm long, narrowly winged.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, radiate, 4–6 mm in diameter, 6–8 mm long, on stalks 1–6 cm long; involucre 2–4 mm long, of 1 series of green phyllaries.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets 4–7, pale yellow, 1.8–3.6 mm long, the ray 0.9–2.2 mm long. Disc florets many, yellow to orange-yellow, 1–1.6 mm long.
Ray
Ray florets 4–7, pale yellow, 1.8–3.6 mm long, the ray 0.9–2.2 mm long.
Disc
Disc florets many, yellow to orange-yellow, 1–1.6 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1.2–1.8 mm long, ciliate; pappus of 2–4 bristles 0.1–0.7 mm long.
Habitat
Damp ground in the moist forest zone, swampy sites, grassland near rivers, a weed of rice fields; 0–1200 m
Distribution
K7 T3 T4 T6 T7 T8 pantropical weed

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
An annual herb a few inches to nearly 1 ft. high with erect branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disk-florets yellow and ray-florets pale yellow or white
Ecology
In swampy or low-lying ground.

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Botón de oro

[UPFC]
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

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

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Benin, Borneo, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Malaya, Marshall Is., Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Zaïre

Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3865], Brazil K000895363 Yes
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [70], Brazil K000895365 Yes
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [5520], Brazil K000895366 Yes
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [509], Brazil K000895364 Yes
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2225], Piauí K000054452 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2225], Piauí K000054451 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Jameson, W. [215], Ecuador K001067907 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Coulter, T. [323], Mexico K001067906 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Salzman, P. [45], Bahia K001067905 isotype Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [7920], Brazil K000955718 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1483], Brazil K000955720 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [6928], Brazil K000955719 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [7956-2], Brazil K000955717 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1812], Brazil K000955716 Yes
Mar 1, 1998 Harley, R.M. [28244], Bahia K000053586 Yes
Dec 1, 1995 Nascimento, M.S.B. [15], Piauí K000054450 Yes
Apr 1, 1993 Noblick, L.R. [4159], Bahia K000053585 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Hatschbach, G. [57014], Bahia K000053584 Yes
Dec 1, 1982 Salzmann, P. [45], Bahia K000053590 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Gardner, G. [1746], Ceará K000054447 Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Gardner, G. [1746], Ceará K000054448 Yes
Harley, R.M. [21631], Bahia K000053587 Yes
Harley, R.M. [15505], Bahia K000053589 Yes
Bolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000054449 Yes
Hook [s.n.], Brazil K000895367 Yes
Smith, L.B. [6711], Brazil K001031278 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001031282 Yes
Oliveira, R.P. [527], Brazil K001031882 Yes
Harley, R.M. [25216], Brazil K001031276 Yes
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001031288 Yes
Glaziou, A. [12795], Brazil K001031279 Yes
Harris [s.n.], Mexico K001031284 Yes
Harley, R.M. [25216], Brazil K001031277 Yes
Harley, R.M. [54844], Brazil K001031884 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001031285 Yes
Harley, R.M. [21979], Bahia K000053588 Yes
s.coll. [[C]12], Brazil K001031283 Yes
Glaziou [5920], Brazil K001031281 Yes
Endres [51], Costa Rica K001031286 Yes
Gillivray, J.M. [262], Brazil K001031280 Yes
Riedel [547], Brazil K001031287 Yes
Harley, R.M. [54812], Brazil K001031883 Yes
Ecuador K001483000 Yes
Ecuador K001483001 Yes
Panama K001483003 Yes
Panama K001483004 Yes

First published in G.-F.Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 24: 331 (1822)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. & al. (2018). New plant records to the flora of Haryana. Indian Journal of Forestry 41: 117-127.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • 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

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2020). https://www.jstor.org/stable/26958715. epublication.
  • Balkrishna, A. & al. (2018). New plant records to the flora of Haryana. Indian Journal of Forestry 41: 117-127.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cass., Dict. Sci, Nat. 24: 331 (1822).
  • Lisowski, Asterac. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 232, t. 51 (1991).
  • R.K.Jansen in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8: 55, map (1985).

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    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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