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

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

    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/
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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

  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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