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

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

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Reventadera

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Borrachera, Macha-macha, Maíz de perro, Mortiño venenoso, 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

[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

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/"

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.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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 2021. 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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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Neotropikey
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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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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