Acmella alba (L'Hér.) R.K.Jansen

This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to Venezuela and Peru, Brazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais). It is used as a medicine and for food.

[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. 900 - 1800 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[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
botón de oro, botoncillo, llambu

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 900–1800 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Magdalena, Nariño, Putumayo.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna.

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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Jawa

Acmella alba (L'Hér.) R.K.Jansen appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
King, R.M. [7997], Bahia K000053577 Yes
King, R.M. [8001], Bahia K000053578 Yes
n/a K001483006 Yes
Bolivia (Santa Cruz) K001483007 Yes
Colombia K001483008 Yes
Colombia K001483009 Yes
Colombia K001483010 Yes
Colombia K001483011 Yes
Ecuador K001483012 Yes
Ecuador K001483013 Yes
Galapagos K001483014 Yes
Peru K001483015 Yes
Peru K001483016 Yes
Peru K001483017 Yes
Peru K001483018 Yes
Peru K001483019 Yes
Peru K001483020 Yes
Peru K001483021 Yes
Peru K001483022 Yes
Peru K001483023 Yes
Peru K001483024 Yes
Peru K001483025 Yes
Peru K001483026 Yes
Venezuela K001483027 Yes
Peru K001483028 Yes

First published in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8: 62 (1985)

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 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.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • 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
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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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