Pterocaulon alopecuroides (Lam.) DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean, Panama to S. Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Guiana Shield. Elevation range: 280–2620 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caquetá, Cundinamarca, Meta, Risaralda, Tolima.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

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

[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
pomo, venadillo grande

[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

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[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

  • 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

  • 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.

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
  • 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

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  • 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
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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