Genus:
Bidens L.

Bidens alba (L.) DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is America. It is used as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 60–3000 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Atlántico, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Cauca, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, Risaralda, San Andrés y Providencia, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.

[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. 60 - 3000 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Alabama, Arizona, Belize, Bolivia, California, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Québec, South Carolina, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., East Aegean Is., Hawaii, Kazan-retto, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., New South Wales, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Bidens alba (L.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Pringle, C.G. [6820], Tamaulipas Bidens pilosa var. radiata K000497439 Yes
Spruce, R. [4610], Peru Bidens pilosa var. radiata K000200690 Yes
Spruce, R. [4610], Peru Bidens pilosa var. radiata K000200691 Yes

First published in Prodr. 5: 605 (1836)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H. (2014). Illustrated Flora of Lebanon, ed. 2: 1-610. CNRS Publication.
  • von Raab-Staube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2019). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 11. Willdenowia 49: 421-445.

Not accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae. Flora of North America North of Mexico 21: 1-616. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Bidens pilosa.]

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.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H. (2014). Illustrated Flora of Lebanon, ed. 2: 1-610. CNRS Publication.
  • von Raab-Staube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2019). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 11. Willdenowia 49: 421-445.

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
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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