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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to Venezuela and S. South 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. 3140 - 4850 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Chicuria

[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. 3140 - 4850 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

Spanish
Chicuria.

Werneria pygmaea Gillies ex Hook. & Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2015 Gay, C. [s.n.], Chile K000527751 isotype
Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000200807
Aug 1, 2014 Moritz, J.W.K. [1403], Colombia K000959678
Aug 1, 2014 Jameson, W. [146] K000959679
Aug 1, 2014 Hartweg, K.T. [1169], Colombia K000959677 isotype
Oct 1, 1972 Spruce, R. [5445], Ecuador K000200809
Oct 1, 1972 Spruce, R. [5484], Ecuador K000200808

First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 348 (1841)

Accepted by

  • 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

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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/
© 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 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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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