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, santaura

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

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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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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/
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