Genus:
Senecio L.

Senecio vulgaris L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Europe to China and Arabian Peninsula. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a poison and a medicine and 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
cardo, cerrajilla, flor de paraguas, yuyito

[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
Naturalizada en Colombia; Alt. 2100 - 3500 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Alt. 2100 - 3500 m.
Distribution
Naturalised in Colombia.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 2100–3500 m a.s.l. Naturalised in Colombia. Colombian departments: Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Nariño, Putumayo, Santander, Tolima.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb 14–37 cm high.
Morphology Stem
Stems at first white-pubescent, glabrescent.
Morphology Leaves
Basal leaves sessile, oblanceolate or oblanceolate-elliptic in outline, tapered into an expanded exauriculate petioloid base, pinnately toothed or lobed, rounded, soon disappearing; stem leaves sessile, oblong to broadly oblong in outline, auriculate, semi-amplexicaul, shortly to deeply pinnately lobulate with oblong to oblong-linear, apiculate-dentate lobes, 2.3–6 cm long, 0.15–0.6 (–1–1.7 cm across the lobes) cm wide; all leaves with scattered long white hairs above on midrib and beneath especially on midrib.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula discoid, in congested terminal corymbs; stalk of individual heads with long white pubescence, glabrescent; involucre cylindrical, 7–8 mm long, 2.5 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus ± 8, imbricate, lanceolate, glabrous, up to 2 mm long; phyllaries ± 19, glabrous, 6.5–7.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets 0; disc florets yellow, corolla 5 mm long, tube expanded in the upper 1/3, glabrous, narrowly tubular below, lobes 0.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2.5 mm long, ribbed, hairy in the grooves; pappus 5–5.5 mm long.
Habitat
Very little information, but probably in ruderal sites and a weed of cultivation; 1800–3000 m
Distribution
originally from temperate Eurasia and N Africa, now widely naturalized K3 K5 T3

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

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

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China South-Central, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iceland, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Amur, Arizona, Assam, Bermuda, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Florida, Georgia, Greenland, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lesotho, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Southeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South Georgia, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon, Zimbabwe

Senecio vulgaris L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 4, 2011 Day, C.D. [120], Turkey K000341515
Heldreich, T.H.H. von [1347], Greece K000852050 Unknown type material
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] K000852054
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852056
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852059
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] K000852066
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852063
Heldreich, T.H.H. von [1347], Greece K000852049 Unknown type material
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Switzerland K000852055
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Switzerland K000852057
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852065
Fiori, A. [1763], Sardegna K000852047
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852061
Marquand, E.D. [s.n.], Channel Is. K000852058
Cope, T.A. [RBG 88], United Kingdom K000914468
Cope, T.A. [RBG 32], United Kingdom K000914467
Marquand, E.D. [s.n.], Channel Is. K000852064
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852062
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852060
Trow, A.H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000852067

First published in Sp. Pl.: 867 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://www.newfoundland-labradorflora.com/checklist/.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Qaiser, M. & Rubina Abid (2011). Flora of Pakistan 218: 1-84. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

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.org

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Qaiser, M. & Rubina Abid (2011). Flora of Pakistan 218: 1-84. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 222 (1994).
  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 904 (1986).
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 867 (1753).
  • Oliv. & Hiern, Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 411 (1877).

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • 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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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
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  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    ColPlantA database
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