Smilax schomburgkiana Kunth

First published in Enum. Pl. 5: 187 (1850)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Trinidad to S. Tropical America. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Ferrufino-Acosta, L. (2010). Taxonomic revision of the genus Smilax (Smilacaceae) in Central America and the Caribbean islands. Willdenowia 40: 227-280.
  • 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. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Andreata, R.H.P. (1995). Revisão das espécies Brasileiras do gênero Smilax Linnaeus (Smilacaceae: 1-396. Tese (Doutorado) Universidade de São Paulo. [Cited as Smilax siphilitica.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Smilax siphilitica.]

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Ferrufino-Acosta, L. (2010). Taxonomic revision of the genus Smilax (Smilacaceae) in Central America and the Caribbean islands. Willdenowia 40: 227-280.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 2010 Pirani, J.R.; Silva, R.M. [2801] Brazil K000828333 Yes
Apr 1, 2010 Harley, R.M.; Mayo, S.J.; Storr, R.M.; Santos, T.S.; Pinheiro, R.S. [18355] Brazil K000828334 Yes
Apr 1, 2010 Pirani, J.R.; Silva, R.M. [2801] Brazil K000828331 Yes
Apr 1, 2010 Burchell [9850] Brazil K000400499 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Hostmann [997] Suriname K000400495 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Hostmann [997] Suriname K000400496 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Hostmann [954] Suriname K000400497 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Hostmann [954] Suriname K000400498 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Silva, L.F.; Marcon, A.B.; Oliveira, M.; Tschá, M.C. [47] Brazil K000828335 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Prance, G.T.; Steward, J.R.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [9758] Brazil K000828329 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Prance, G.T.; Philcox, D.; Forero, E.; Coelho, L.F.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [5331] Brazil K000828328 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Prance, G.T.; Huber, O.; Silva, J.A.C.; Mota, C.D. [29632] Brazil K000828332 Yes
Apr 1, 1975 Schomburgk [220] Guyana K000400606 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1877 Schomburgk [131 (81)] Guyana K000400609 Unknown Type Material Yes
Heringer, E.P.; Figueiras, T.S.; Mendonça, R.C.; Pereira, B.A.S.; Heringer Salles, A.E.; Chagas e Silva, F. [3410] Brazil K000828325 Yes
Froes, R. [11617] Brazil K000828324 Yes
Prance, G.F. [5331] Brazil K000828327 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [1518] Brazil K000828330 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [1518] Brazil K000828326 Yes
Schomburgk [131/81a] Guyana K000400608 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schomburgk [82] Guyana K000400607 Type Yes
Gleason, H.A. [294] Guyana Smilax latipes K000400603 Type Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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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 Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0