Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Senna Mill.

Senna multiglandulosa (Jacq.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby

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

[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 y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1500 - 3700 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
Vernacular
Buttercup Bush

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native and cultivated in Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 1500 - 3700 m.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1500–3700 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Nariño, Putumayo.
Habit
Shrub, Small tree, Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Alcaparrito, Alcaparro, Alcaparro chico, Alcaparro enano

[UPB]
Use Food
Food (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Peru

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, India, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madeira, Malaya, Morocco, Namibia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Victoria, Yemen

Spanish
Alcaparro, alcaparro enano, alcaparrito, alcaparro chico.

Senna multiglandulosa (Jacq.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2005 Ceron, Carlos E. [18918], Ecuador K001088857
Jan 29, 2001 Reynel R., Carlos [3229], Peru K001088850
Jan 1, 2001 Wellington Montenegro [74], Ecuador K001088858
Nov 1, 1999 Lewis, G.P. [s.n.], Ecuador K001088854
Nov 1, 1999 Lewis, G.P. [3086], Ecuador K001088853
Mar 13, 1997 Andre, Edouard Francois [1283], Colombia K001088845
Mar 13, 1997 K001088846
Jan 1, 1997 Holguer Lugo, S. [557], Ecuador K001088860
Jan 1, 1997 Vargas, Homero [219], Ecuador K001088862
Jan 1, 1996 Asanza, M. [10256], Ecuador K001088861
Jan 1, 1996 Cornejo, X [1670], Ecuador K001088865
Aug 6, 1994 Lewis, G.P. [s.n.], Ecuador K001088854
Feb 14, 1994 Ceron, Carlos E.; Reyna, Myriam [18918], Ecuador K001088857
Nov 7, 1993 Lewis, G.P. [3086], Ecuador K001088853
May 16, 1992 Robledo, E.; Astrálaga, R. [18], Colombia K001088849
Jan 1, 1991 Vlastimil, Zak [3535], Ecuador K001088863
Jan 1, 1991 Vlastimil, Zak [s.n.], Ecuador K001088864
Jan 1, 1989 Zak, Vlastimil [3026], Ecuador K001088843
Jan 1, 1988 Neill, David [8020], Ecuador K001088841
Jan 1, 1988 Holm-Nielsen, L.; Bravo, E.; Gomez, P. [18988], Ecuador K001088842
Nov 29, 1987 Triana, J. [224], Colombia K001088833
Nov 28, 1987 s.coll. [738], Ecuador K001088835
Sep 12, 1987 Asplund, Erik [18998], Ecuador K001088855
Sep 12, 1987 Luteyn, James L.; Lebron-Luteyn, Maria [6711], Ecuador K001088856
Mar 23, 1986 Asplund, Erik [8056], Ecuador K001088851
Aug 17, 1979 Dawe, M.T. [220], Colombia K001088834
May 11, 1979 Miguel, A. [49], Bolivia K001088906
Jan 10, 1979 s.coll. [295], Colombia K001088848
Jan 1, 1979 Luteyn, James L. [6711], Ecuador K001088856
Jan 6, 1969 Lehmann, F.C. [935], Colombia K001088869
Sep 26, 1968 Asplund, Erik [6198], Ecuador K001088852
Dec 16, 1962 Vlastimil, Zak; Jaramillo, Jaime [s.n.], Ecuador K001088864
Jan 4, 1956 K001088847
May 29, 1946 Holguer Lugo, S. [557], Ecuador K001088860
Jun 1, 1945 Balls, Edward K. [s.n.], Ecuador K001088867
Oct 1, 1944 Neill, David; Manning, Sue [8020], Ecuador K001088841
Aug 4, 1939 Zak, Vlastimil; Jaramillo, Jaime [3026], Ecuador K001088843
Aug 1, 1939 Andre, Edouard Francois [696], Colombia K001088870
May 19, 1939 Andre, Edouard Francois [1283], Colombia K001088844
Dec 29, 1938 Wellington Montenegro [74], Ecuador K001088858
Dec 29, 1938 Jorgensen, P.M. [61207], Ecuador K001088859
Apr 16, 1932 Iltis, H.H.; Iltis, C.M.; Ugent, D.; Ugent, V. [527], Peru K001088905
Mar 19, 1929 Vlastimil, Zak; Jaramillo, Jaime [3535], Ecuador K001088863
Jan 1, 1917 Balslev, H.; Bergmann, B.; Pedersen, H.B. [62452], Ecuador K001088840
Jun 22, 1906 Schultes, Richard Evans; Villarreal, Mardoqueo [7642], Colombia K001088868
Jan 1, 1889 Cornejo, X; Bonifaz, C. [1670], Ecuador K001088865
Oct 1, 1885 Balls, Edward K. [B5820], Ecuador K001088866
Aug 25, 1881 Asanza, M.; Woodruff, L. [10256], Ecuador K001088861
Jan 30, 1876 Camp, W. H. [E-1844], Ecuador K001088836
Jan 30, 1876 Hall [38], Ecuador K001088837
Dec 1, 1875 Vargas, Homero; Neill, D.; Freire, E.; Nunez, T. [219], Ecuador K001088862
Oct 31, 1875 Sandeman, Christopher [4893], Bolivia K001088908
Mar 17, 1853 Cuatrecases [27019], Colombia K001088910
Jan 1, 1851 Steinbach, Jose. [9688], Bolivia K001088904
Jan 1, 1851 Buchtien, Otto [24], Bolivia K001088909
Jan 1, 1846 Rusby, H.H. [981], Bolivia K001088907
Hinton, G.B. [4090], Mexico K000119636
Spruce, R. [5222], Ecuador K000201096
s.coll. [738], Ecuador K001088835
Mandon, G. [750], Bolivia K001088839
Balslev, H. [62452], Ecuador K001088840
Asplund, Erik [8056], Ecuador K001088851
Andre, Edouard Francois [696], Colombia K001088870
Iltis, H.H. [527], Peru K001088905
Cuatrecases [27019], Colombia K001088910
Philippi [1861] K001088847
Hall [38], Ecuador K001088837
Holm-Nielsen, L. [18988], Ecuador K001088842
Hinton, G.B. [493], Mexico K000119635
Mathews [s.n.] K001088846
Reynel R., Carlos [3229], Peru K001088850
s.coll. [295], Colombia K001088848
Miguel, A. [49], Bolivia K001088906
Robinson, G.W. [s.n.], Chile K001259563
Hinton, G.B. [13546], Mexico K000119639
Lehmann, F.C. [935], Colombia K001088869
Rusby, H.H. [981], Bolivia K001088907
Sandeman, Christopher [4893], Bolivia K001088908
Steinbach, Jose. [9688], Bolivia K001088904
Triana, J. [224], Colombia K001088833
Dawe, M.T. [220], Colombia K001088834
Spruce, R. [5222], Ecuador K000201095
Hinton, G.B. [2877], Mexico K000119637
Schultes, Richard Evans [7642], Colombia K001088868
Robledo, E. [18], Colombia K001088849
Asplund, Erik [18998], Ecuador K001088855
Buchtien, Otto [24], Bolivia K001088909
Jorgensen, P.M. [61207], Ecuador K001088859
s.coll. [s.n.] K001088838
Andre, Edouard Francois [1283], Colombia K001088845
Hinton, G.B. [6216], Mexico K000119638
Robinson, G.W. [s.n.], Chile K001259562
Camp, W. H. [E-1844], Ecuador K001088836
Balls, Edward K. [s.n.], Ecuador K001088867
Andre, Edouard Francois [1283], Colombia K001088844
Balls, Edward K. [B5820], Ecuador K001088866
K001088838
Mandon, G. [750], Bolivia K001088839
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5329] Cassia wightiana K001120583
Jan 1, 1977 Wallich, N. [5329] Cassia tomentosa K000789199
Jan 1, 1977 s.coll. [s.n.] Cassia tomentosa K000789198
unknown [153], South Africa Cassia tomentosa K000417592

First published in Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35: 357 (1982)

Accepted by

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  • Gutiérrez, J. & Solano, E. (2014). Afinidades florísticas y fitogeográficas de la vegetación del municipio de San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, México Acta Botanica Mexicana 107: 27-65. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Gutiérrez, J. & Solano, E. (2014). Afinidades florísticas y fitogeográficas de la vegetación del municipio de San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, México Acta Botanica Mexicana 107: 27-65. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    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

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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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

  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    ColPlantA database
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