Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Rudgea loretensis Standl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to N. Brazil. It is used for food.

[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
comida de danta, palo de sardina

[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. 100 - 300 m.; Amazonia.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia. Elevation range: 100–300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Putumayo.
Habit
Shrub.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, wetlands (inland).

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Rudgea loretensis Standl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2005 Sprague, T.A. [602], Colombia K000275635 Unknown type material Yes
Aug 16, 2005 Eric Rodriquez, R. [1795], Peru K000275353 No
Apr 7, 1996 Vásquez, R.; Criollo, G. [1834], Peru K000009022 Yes
May 29, 1981 Peru K000009028 Yes
Krukoff [8263], Amazonas K000275415 Yes
Vásquez [1114], Peru K000009024 No
Sprague, T.A. [602], Colombia K000275636 Unknown type material Yes
Gentry [43838], Peru K000009020 No
Beltran [977], Peru K000447143 No
Gentry [38116], Peru K000009019 No
Prance [23431], Amazonas K000275411 Yes
Krukoff [4793], Amazonas K000275414 Yes
Beltran [972], Peru K000447142 No
Ule [5672], Amazonas K000275412 No
Krukoff [4782], Amazonas K000275413 Yes
Peru K001436059 Yes
Vásquez, R.; Criollo, G. [1834], Peru K001436060 Yes
Ecuador K001436061 Yes
Peru K001436062 Yes
Peru K001436063 Yes
Peru K001436058 No

First published in Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 8: 230 (1930)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.

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 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.
  • 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

  • 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

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

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

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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