Cuphea micrantha Kunth

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 196 (1824)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Jalisco, Chiapas) to Tropical America. It is an annual or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • 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.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

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.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2011 Wood [27120], Bolivia K000567233 No
Jan 1, 2011 Wood, J.R.I. [27367], Bolivia K000567327 No
Jan 1, 2011 Wood, J.R.I. et al. [27453], Bolivia K000567326 No
Jun 23, 2009 Wood [25006], Bolivia K000565596 No
Oct 1, 1997 Burchell, W.J. [8676], Brazil K001066441 Yes
Oct 1, 1997 Burchell, W.J. [8676], Brazil K001066679 Yes
Oct 5, 1989 Macedo, A. [4090], Brazil K001066429 Yes
Mar 1, 1976 Philcox, D. [4335], Brazil K001066443 Yes
Mar 1, 1971 Philcox, D. [4095], Brazil K001066442 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Irwin, H.S. [23966], Brazil K001066430 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Irwin, H.S. [24465], Brazil K001066431 Yes
Mar 1, 1970 Philcox, D. [3987], Brazil K001066435 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [23308], Brazil K001066433 Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Lima, A. [53-1349], Brazil K001066436 Yes
Apr 1, 1902 Gardner, G. [3715], Brazil K001066434 Yes
Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001066439 Yes
Gardner, G. [1839], Brazil K001066437 Yes
Ule, E. [7855], Brazil K001066440 Yes
Gardner, G. [3149], Brazil K001066445 Yes
Gardner, G. [2167], Brazil K001066438 Yes
Gardner, G. [1004], Brazil K001066428 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [97413], Brazil K001066432 Yes
Harley, R.M. [15350], Brazil K001066427 Yes
Gardner, G. [3149], Brazil K001066444 Yes
Oct 5, 1989 Gifford, D.R. [G/113], Brazil Cuphea micrantha var. longiciliata K001066446 Yes
Oct 5, 1989 Philcox, D. [4397], Brazil Cuphea micrantha var. longiciliata K001066447 Yes
Oct 5, 1989 Philcox, D. [3877], Brazil Cuphea micrantha var. longiciliata K001066448 Yes
Oct 5, 1989 Philcox, D. [4379], Brazil Cuphea micrantha var. longiciliata K001066449 Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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