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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Mesechites trifidus (Jacq.) Müll. Arg.

[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. 0 - 1700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora, liana
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 1700 m.
Morphology General Habit
Creeper or liana.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Mesechites trifidus (Jacq.) Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 13, 2009 Cardenas, M. [2042], Bolivia K000582823
Mar 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1165], Mato Grosso K000447754
Jan 1, 1985 Daly, D.C. [3846], Brazil K000965405
Jan 1, 1985 Strudwick, J.J. [3836], Brazil K000965410
Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [11135], Brazil K000965411
Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [14578], Brazil K000965404
Jan 1, 1970 Cavalcante, P. [2536], Brazil K000965407
Jan 1, 1967 Egler, W.A. [46038], Brazil K000965406
Jan 1, 1966 Irwin, H.S. [6391], Brazil K000965413
Jan 1, 1966 Prance, G.T. [1756], Brazil K000965408
Jan 1, 1966 Prance, G.T. [59258], Brazil K000965412
Apr 7, 1938 Spruce [1348], Brazil K000965417
Jul 4, 1930 Traill, J.W.H. [519], Brazil K000965421
Jul 4, 1930 Hostmann [1102], Surinam K000582720 Unknown type material
Jul 4, 1930 Schomburgk [311], Guyana K000582723
Jul 4, 1930 Moore, S. [604], Mato Grosso K000582726
Jul 4, 1930 Hostmann [1102], Surinam K000582719 Unknown type material
Jul 4, 1930 Hostmann [549], Surinam K000582722 Unknown type material
Apr 7, 1930 Spruce, R. [1021], Brazil K000965409
Apr 7, 1930 s.coll. [557], Brazil K000965420
Apr 7, 1930 Spruce [1348], Brazil K000965418
Apr 1, 1930 Spruce, R. [6485], Ecuador K000201208
Apr 1, 1930 Burchell [8510], Brazil K000965415
Feb 7, 1930 Ule, E. [7826], Brazil K000965419
Hostmann [549], Surinam K000582721 Unknown type material
Zappi, D.C. [1190], Mato Grosso K000578416
Prance, G.T. [8688], Brazil K000965414
Spruce, R. [1348], Brazil K000965416
Schomburgk [311], Guyana K000582724
Schomburgk [311], Guyana K000582725

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 6(1): 151 (1860)

Accepted by

  • Cheeseman, E.E. in Williams, R.O. (1947). Apocynaceae Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(3): 144-162. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Morales, J.F. (2005). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XIX: La familia Apocynaceae s.str. (Apocynoideae, Rauvolfioideae) de Costa Rica Darwiniana 43: 90-191.
  • Morales, J.F. (2006). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XXVI: ina monografia del género Mesechites (Apocynoideae, Mesechiteae) Candollea 61: 215-277.
  • Morales, J.F. (2006). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XXVIII: le familia Apocynaceae (Apocynoideae, Rauvolfioideae) de El Salvador, Centroamérica Darwiniana 44: 453-489.
  • Morales, J.F. (2009). Estudios en las Apocynaceae neotropicales XXXIX: revisión de las Apocynoideae y Rauvolfioideae de Honduras Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 66: 217-262.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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

  • Milliken, W. (2015). Plants for malaria, plants for fever. In: State of the World's Plants 2016. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cheeseman, E.E. in Williams, R.O. (1947). Apocynaceae Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(3): 144-162. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.
  • Morales, J.F. (2006). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XXVI: ina monografia del género Mesechites (Apocynoideae, Mesechiteae) Candollea 61: 215-277.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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