Gaultheria myrsinoides Kunth

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to NW. Argentina. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food and a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 2000–4525 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Arauca, Boyacá, Caldas, Cauca, Cesar, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, R
Habit
Shrub, Subshrub.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, inland rocky areas, desert, artificial - terrestrial.

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Maíz de perro, Mortiño venenoso, Reventadera

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Reventadera

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2000 - 4525 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Subshrub.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[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. 2000 - 4525 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Subarbusto, arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Found in Boyacá, Colombia. Found in Boyacá, Colombia.
Vernacular
Borrachera, Macha-macha, Maíz de perro, Mortiño venenoso, Reventadera

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

[UPB]
Use Animal Food
Aerial parts eaten by animals (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Spanish
Maíz de perro, mortiño venenoso, reventadera, macha-macha, borrachera.

Gaultheria myrsinoides Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1935 Chile Pernettya prostrata var. pentlandii K000641639
Jan 1, 2007 Wood [15256], Colombia Pernettya prostrata K000323693
Jan 1, 2007 Rechinger [74226], Chile Pernettya prostrata K000323711
Nov 1, 1986 Hartweg [1202], Ecuador Pernettya prostrata K000641645 holotype
Nov 1, 1986 Hartweg [1203], Ecuador Pernettya prostrata K000641648 holotype
Nov 1, 1986 Mexico Pernettya prostrata K000641658 holotype
Nov 1, 1986 Warscewicz [s.n.], Costa Rica Pernettya prostrata K000641656 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1986 Linden [915], Colombia Pernettya prostrata K000641646 isotype
Jan 1, 1986 Hartweg [1203], Colombia Pernettya prostrata K000641650 isotype
Jan 1, 1986 Linden [915], Colombia Pernettya prostrata K000641652 isotype
Jan 1, 1986 Smith, H.H. [1721], Colombia Pernettya prostrata K000641649 isotype
Jan 1, 1986 Galeotti, H.G. [1817], Mexico Pernettya prostrata K000641657 isotype
Jan 1, 1986 Galeotti, H. [1856], Mexico Pernettya prostrata K000641659 isotype
Jan 1, 1986 Pernettya prostrata K000641647
Rico, L. [1319], Bolivia Pernettya prostrata K000295138
[Kalbreyer] [434], Colombia Pernettya prostrata K000641651
Pernettya prostrata subsp. pentlandii 7005.000

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 283 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2020). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 19(1): 1-378. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2020). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 19(1): 1-378. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.

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
  • Castañeda, R.R. (1991). Frutas silvestres de Colombia. Instituto Colombiano de Cultura Hispánica.
  • 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
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

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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

  • Kew Science Photographs

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    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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    ColPlantA database
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