Pterocaulon virgatum (L.) DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used as a medicine.

[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
lechuguilla, peralonso, tusa, venadillo grande, viravira

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 740–1200 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Meta, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, inland rocky areas, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Santaura, 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
Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 740 - 1200 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Texas, Uruguay

Pterocaulon virgatum (L.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 2012 Glaziou [5916], Brazil K000958327 Yes
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner [4894], Brazil K000958326 Yes
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner [4894], Brazil K000958328 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [2785], Brazil K000955624 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1767], Brazil K000955629 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [4474], Brazil K000955628 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1767], Brazil K000955626 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K000955625 Yes
Mimura, I. [222], Brazil K001103474 Yes
Secco, R.S. [336], Brazil K001103480 Yes
Harris [s.n.], Brazil K001103481 Yes
Merril, L.R. [8961], Brazil K001103479 Yes
Luis, T. [33], Brazil K001103473 Yes
Glaziou, A. [15110], Brazil K001103472 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [5487], Brazil K001103478 Yes
Burchell [975], Brazil K000955627 Yes
Riedel [1134], Brazil K000955630 Yes
Gillies, L. [13], Chile Gnaphalium spicatum K000500391 Yes
Spruce, R. [4449], Peru Gnaphalium spicatum K000200826 Yes
Gay, J. [s.n.] Gnaphalium spicatum K001107709 Yes
Philcox, D. [4287], Brazil Gnaphalium spicatum K001107707 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Gnaphalium spicatum K001107711 Yes
Philcox, D. [4340], Brazil Gnaphalium spicatum K001107706 Yes
Lillie, D.G. [22], Brazil Gnaphalium spicatum K001107734 Yes
Parodi [25], Brazil Gnaphalium spicatum K001107708 Yes
Darwin [333], Chile Gnaphalium spicatum K000500392 lectotype Yes
s.coll. [6584], Brazil Gnaphalium spicatum K001107712 Yes
Mueller, F. [358], Brazil Gnaphalium spicatum K001107710 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

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
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • 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
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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