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This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean, Panama to S. Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Alt. 280 - 2620 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[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. 280 - 2620 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

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

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Pterocaulon alopecuroides (Lam.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2006 Ganev, W. [2753], Bahia K000053142
Jan 1, 2006 King, R.M. [8690], Bahia K000053143
Jan 1, 2006 Hind, D.J.N. [33], Bahia K000053144
Jan 1, 2006 Harley, R.M. [22098], Bahia K000053145
Nov 1, 1998 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3338], Bahia K000053137
Jan 1, 1997 Schomburgk [1033B], Guyana K000677548
Sep 1, 1993 Stannard, B. [H51574], Bahia K000053133
Sep 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50448], Bahia K000053136
Sep 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50448], Bahia K000053134
Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [4488], Peru K000200633
Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [4488], Peru K000200634
Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [4488], Peru K000200635
Apr 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [1325], Bahia K000053138
Mori, S.A. [13284], Bahia K000053135
Salzmann, P. [7], Bahia K000053139 isosyntype
Salzmann, P. [7], Bahia K000053140 isosyntype
Irwin, H.S. [30730], Bahia K000053141
Schomburgk [709] K000221901 holotype
Irwin, H.S. [21082], Brazil K001107756
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001107758
Mueller, F. [255], Brazil K001107765
Dusén, P. [8258], Brazil K001107760
Tessmann, G. [6141], Brazil K001107761
Glaziou, A. [5916], Brazil K001107763
Cavalcanti, T.B. [1247], Brazil K001107754
Castellanos, A. [23837], Brazil K001107762
Tweedie [s.n.], Argentina K001107759
Tweedie, J. [s.n.] K001107764
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001107749
Cavalcanti, T.B. [1247], Brazil K001107755
Wasum, R. [1033], Brazil K001107745
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001107747
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001107748
Sellow [542], Brazil K001107752
s.coll. [272], Brazil K001107746
Mexia, Y. [4472], Brazil K001107757
Hoehne, W. [2021], Brazil K001107766
Eiten, G. [2566], Brazil K001107768
Schomburgk [709], Guyana K000677547 Unknown type material
s.coll. [271], Brazil K001107743
Holton, I.F. [24], Colombia K000221900
Sellow [499], Brazil K001107750
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001107751
[Hermann] [767], Rio de Janeiro K000221902
Leitão Filho, H.F. [10171], Brazil K001107767
Pires, J.M. [52267], Brazil K001107753

First published in Prodr. 5: 454 (1836)

Accepted by

  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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