Werneria pygmaea Gillies ex Hook. & Arn.

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 and as a medicine.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Alt. 3140 - 4850 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 3140–4850 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Arauca, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Casanare, Chocó, Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Magdalena, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, inland rocky areas, desert, artificial - terrestrial.
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).

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

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 Has image?
Nov 1, 2015 Gay, C. [s.n.], Chile K000527751 isotype Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000200807 Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Moritz, J.W.K. [1403], Colombia K000959678 Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Jameson, W. [146] K000959679 Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Hartweg, K.T. [1169], Colombia K000959677 isotype Yes
Oct 1, 1972 Spruce, R. [5445], Ecuador K000200809 Yes
Oct 1, 1972 Spruce, R. [5484], Ecuador K000200808 Yes

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

  • 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

  • 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

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.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • 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), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). 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

    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

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    ColPlantA database
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