Genus:
Calea L.

Calea ternifolia Kunth

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Colombia. It is used as a medicine.

[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
carrasposa

[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
Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1700 - 2600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1900–2100 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Cundinamarca, Tolima.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Carrasposa

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

Calea ternifolia Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mexico K001479803 Yes
Mexico K001479804 Yes
Mexico K001479805 Yes
Mexico K001479806 Yes
Mexico K001479807 Yes
Mexico K001479808 Yes
Mexico K001479809 Yes
Mexico K001479810 Yes
Mexico K001479811 Yes
Mexico K001479812 Yes
Mexico K001479813 Yes
Mexico K001479814 Yes
Mexico K001479815 Yes
n/a K001479816 Yes
n/a K001479817 Yes
n/a K001479818 Yes
n/a K001479819 Yes
Mexico (Chiapus) K001479820 Yes
Mexico (Chiapus) K001479821 Yes
Mexico (Jalisco) K001479822 Yes
Mexico (Jalisco) K001479823 Yes
Mexico (Nuevo Leon) K001479824 Yes
Mexico (Oaxaca) K001479825 Yes
Mexico (Puebla) K001479826 Yes
Mexico (Temascultepec) K001479827 Yes
Mexico (Temascultepec) K001479828 Yes
Mexico ( Tamaulipas) K001479829 Yes
Mexico ( Tamaulipas) K001479830 Yes
Mexico (Vera Cruz) K001479831 Yes
Mexico (Vera Cruz) K001479832 Yes
British Honduras K001479833 Yes
British Honduras K001479834 Yes
British Honduras K001479835 Yes
British Honduras K001479836 Yes
El Salvador K001479837 Yes
El Salvador K001479840 Yes
El Salvador K001479841 Yes
El Salvador K001479842 Yes
El Salvador K001479843 Yes
El Salvador K001479844 Yes
El Salvador K001479845 Yes
Guatemala K001479846 Yes
Guatemala K001479847 Yes
Guatemala K001479848 Yes
Guatemala K001479849 Yes
Guatemala K001479850 Yes
Guatemala K001479851 Yes
Guatemala K001479852 Yes
Guatemala K001479853 Yes
Mexico (Morelos) K001479857 Yes
Mexico (San Luis Potosi) K001479858 Yes
Guatemala K001479859 Yes
n/a K001479920 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [8373], Mexico Calea pringlei K000323224 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [5787], Oaxaca Calea hypoleuca K000323228 isotype Yes
Aug 1, 1900 Tuerckheim, H. von [1345], Guatemala Calea zacatechichi var. macrophylla K000323221 isolectotype Yes
Parry, C.C. [448], San Luis Potosí Calea albida K000323230 isotype Yes
Schaffner [269], San Luis Potosí Calea albida K000323229 Yes
Hab. [2135], Mexico Calea ternifolia var. calyculata K000323223 isotype Yes
British Honduras Calea ternifolia var. calyculata K001479855 Yes
Honduras Calea ternifolia var. calyculata K001479856 Yes

First published in F.W.H.A.Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & K.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp., ed. fol., 4: 231 (1818)

Accepted by

  • Gentry, A.H. (2001). Bignoniaceae, In: Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: 403-428. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hind, D.J.N. & C.Jeffrey (2001). A checklist of the Compositae of Vol. IV of Humboldt, Bonpland & Kunth's Nova Genera and Species Plantarum Compositae Newsletter 37: 1-84.
  • Martínez Salas, E. M., M. Sousa Sánchez & C. H. Ramos Álvarez (2001). Región de Calakmul, Campeche Listados Florísticos de México 22: 1-55.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C. H. (2002). Plantas descritas originalmente de Honduras y sus nomenclaturas equivalentas actuales Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 42(1): 1-71.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Pruski, J.F. & Sancho, G. in Smith, N. et al. (eds.) et al. (2004). Asteraceae or Compositae (Aster or Sunflower Family). Flowering Plants of the Neotropics: 33-39. Princeton University Press.
  • Strother, J. L. in Breedlove, D. E. (1999). Compositae-Heliantheae s. l. Flora of Chiapas 5: 1-232. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Not accepted by

  • Funk, V.A., P.E.Berry, S.Alexander, T.H.Hollowell & C.L.Kelloff (2007). Checklist of the Plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana) Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 55: 1-584. [Cited as Calea oliveri.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Calea oliveri.]

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

  • 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

  • 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.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • 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
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (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
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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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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  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

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