Erechtites valerianifolius (Link ex Spreng.) DC.

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

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 400 - 3400 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 400–3400 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Cauca, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, 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, 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. 400 - 3400 m.; Andes, Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, China Southeast, Fiji, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Malaya, Marquesas, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Vietnam

Erechtites valerianifolius (Link ex Spreng.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell, W.J. [2179], Brazil K000955780 Yes
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [26346], Bahia K000053836 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [27304], Bahia K000053838 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [26346], Bahia K000053837 No
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [22044], Brazil K000924293 Yes
Jan 1, 1966 Irwin, H.S. [9640], Brazil K000924292 Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Silva, N.T. [58320], Bahia K000053839 No
Jun 10, 1952 Gardner, G. [522], Brazil K000895248 Unknown type material Yes
Jun 10, 1952 Mueller, F. [454], Brazil K000924297 Yes
Harley, R.M. [27304], Brazil 54541.000 No
Salzmann, P. [2], Bahia K000053835 Yes
Mattos Silva, L.A. [647], Bahia K000053840 No
Bolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000054497 No
Burchell, W.J. [987], Brazil K000955778 Yes
Salzmann, P. [2], Bahia K000053834 No
Rambo, B. [40577], Brazil K000924295 Yes
Bolland, G. [39], Ceará K000054498 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [987], Brazil K000955779 Yes
Talbot, H.F. [s.n.] K000924289 Yes
Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000527735 Yes
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K000924290 Yes
Gay, J. [s.n.], Brazil K000955777 Yes
MacGillivray, J. [s.n.], Brazil K000924291 Yes
Dusén, P. [9349a], Brazil K000924294 Yes
Glaziou, A. [8759], Brazil K000924296 Yes
Sello [4520], Brazil K000527736 Yes

First published in Prodr. 6: 295 (1838)

Accepted by

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.489.2.4 epublication.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • 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

  • 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), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (2014-continuously updated). Atlas of Living Australia http://www.ala.org.au/.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • 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

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  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • 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 (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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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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