Orthrosanthus chimboracensis (Kunth) Baker

First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 6: 67 (1876)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Chiapas), Costa Rica to NW. Venezuela and Bolivia. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. It is has environmental uses and as an ornamental plant and a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico Southeast, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Brako, L. in Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 573-576. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Goldblatt, P. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 603-612. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1987). A Review of the New World species of Orthrosanthus Sweet.. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 577-582.
  • Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 71-80. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. in Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 516-517. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Luteyn, J.L. (1999). Páramos: a checklist of plant diversity, geographical distribution and botanical literature: 111. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Pedraza-Penalosa, P. et al. (2004). Chisacá, un Recorrido por Loa Páramos Andinos: 132-134. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
  • Pérez-Farrera, M.Á., Martínez-Camilo, R., Martínez-Meléndez, N., Farrera-Sarmiento, O. & Maza-Villalobos, S. (2012). Listado florístico del Cerro Quetzal (Polígono III) de la reserva de la biosfera El Triunfo, Chiapas, México. Botanical Sciences 90: 113-142.
  • Woodson, R.E. & Schery, R.W. (1945). Flora of Panama Part 3, Fasc. 1. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 32: 34-43.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Steyermark, J.A. (1948). Orthrosanthus chimboracensis and its varieties. Lloydia 11: 14-20. Lloyd Library & Museum. [Cited as Orthrosanthus chimboracensis var. typicus.]

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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goldblatt, P. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 603-612. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 71-80. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. in Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 516-517. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Pérez-Farrera, M.Á., Martínez-Camilo, R., Martínez-Meléndez, N., Farrera-Sarmiento, O. & Maza-Villalobos, S. (2012). Listado florístico del Cerro Quetzal (Polígono III) de la reserva de la biosfera El Triunfo, Chiapas, México. Botanical Sciences 90: 113-142.
  • Woodson, R.E. & Schery, R.W. (1945). Flora of Panama Part 3, Fasc. 1. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 32: 34-43.

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
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • 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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Poole, J.M.; McDonald, J.A. [2253] Mexico K002990947 Yes
Sánchez, J.; Cascante, A.; Estrada, A.; Otros [961] Costa Rica K002990952 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K002990943 Yes
Mendoza, H. [19983] Colombia K001589292 Yes
Mendoza, H. [19984] Colombia K001589308 Yes
Kerh [735] Mexico K002990946 Yes
Lobo, S. [455] Costa Rica K002990953 Yes
Estrada, A.; Sánchez, J. [772] Costa Rica K002990951 Yes
Estrada, A.; Sánchez, J. [772] Costa Rica K002990950 Yes
Herrera, G.; Gamboa, W. [3584] Costa Rica K002990949 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K002990945 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K002990944 Yes
[Lufream] [s.n.] Mexico K002990942 Yes
K:SPC-24000.000 No
Moritz [1204] Colombia K000363142 Type Yes
Hawkes, J.G.; Hjerting, J.P.; Lester, R.N. [1798] Guatemala K002990948 Yes
Ghiesbreght [826] Mexico Orthrosanthus chimboracensis var. gladioloides K000363143 Type Yes

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