Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses and social uses and as a medicine and invertebrate food.

[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
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2300 - 2800 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto

[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
oreja de león

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2300 - 2800 m.
Distribution
Cultivated in Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 2300–2800 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Boyacá, Cundinamarca.
Habit
Shrub.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, artificial - terrestrial.

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

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Invertebrate Food
Used as invertebrate food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Social
Social uses.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces

Introduced into:

Burundi, Jawa, St.Helena

Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 14, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [5288], South Africa K000193301 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Drege [4829], South Africa K000414769 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [108], South Africa K000414770 Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Sierra Leone K000414773 Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Nicholson [s.n.], South Africa K000414771 Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Forbes [s.n.], South Africa K000414774 Yes
Jan 14, 1994 South Africa K000414775 Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000414778 Yes
Jan 14, 1994 Wood, J.M. [164], South Africa K000193300 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 14, 1994 [Cayley] [s.n.], South Africa K000414776 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Pappe [s.n.], South Africa K000414777 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Ecklon [1828], South Africa K000414772 Yes

First published in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 3: 410 (1811)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwarsson, M. & Harvey, Y. (2003). Monograph of the genus Leonotis (Pers.) R.Br. (Lamiaceae). Kew Bulletin 58: 597-645.

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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew’s Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.

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/
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • Ulian, T., Sacandé, M., Hudson, A., & Mattana, E. (2017). Conservation of indigenous plants to support community livelihoods: the MGU–Useful Plants Project. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 60:668-683.

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    ColPlantA database
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