Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food, a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 5 - 2430 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 5–2430 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Atlántico, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Casanare, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Risaralda, San Andrés y Providencia, Santander, Sucre, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Shrub.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[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
balsilla, cadillo, jarilla, morada, rozavieja, salvia, salvia amarga, salvia blanca, salvia morada, sanalotodo, varejón, verbena arisca, verbena blanca

[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. 5 - 2430 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Note
A rank-scented weed.
Morphology General Habit
A diffuse shrub with angular pubescent branched stems up to about 8 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets white, mauve or pale blue in heads arranged in sub-umbellate inflorescences at the ends of short branches

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Jarilla, Lang chat, Rompe zaragüey, Salvia, Salvia amarga

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

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Gabon, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Queensland, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2015 Simaga [09729B], Papua New Guinea K001045466 No
Jun 1, 2015 Hassler, E. [11859], Paraguay K001089826 isotype Yes
Apr 1, 2013 Prance, G.T. [9892], Brazil K000940191 Yes
Jun 1, 2009 Ismail [29], Malaysia K000610776 No
Mar 1, 2009 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. et al [6642], Surinam K000373269 No
Jan 1, 2009 Chan [FRI 49280], Peninsular Malaysia K000575518 No
Jan 1, 2009 Phoon, S.N. [FRI 53202], Peninsular Malaysia K000575519 No
Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C. [1427], Mato Grosso K000579641 No
Feb 1, 2008 Ambriansyah, A. et al. [3074], Kalimantan K000512328 No
Jul 1, 2001 Lane, P. [276], Cameroon K000108768 No
Jul 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [169], Cameroon K000108641 No
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1557], Cameroon K000108642 No
Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8977], Cameroon K000108769 No
Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [230], Brazil K001058963 Yes
Feb 1, 1992 Hind, D.J.N. [35], Bahia K000069575 No
Feb 1, 1992 Hind, D.J.N. [35], Bahia K000069574 No
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25177], Brazil K000940190 Yes
Mar 28, 1989 Hoehne, W. [1633], Brazil K000940189 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4870], Brazil K000940194 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Araujo, D. [1187], Brazil K000940188 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [56994], Bahia K000069576 Yes
Mori, S.A. [13943], Bahia K000069578 No
King, R.M. [8053], Bahia K000069579 No
Luschnath [s.n.], Bahia K000069580 No
Tweedie [s.n.], Buenos Aires K000486876 Yes
Lorentz, P.G. [202], Tucumán K000486877 Yes
Archer, W.A. [7804], Brazil K000940192 Yes
Dusén, P. [14683], Brazil K000940187 Yes
Pires, J.M. [s.n.], Brazil K000940196 Yes
Salzmann, P. [14], Brazil K000069583 No
Mori, S.A. [14427], Bahia K000069581 No
André, E.F. [K1166], Colombia K000486899 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000069584 Yes
Luschnath [s.n.], Bahia K000069582 No
Glocker [57], Bahia K000069585 No
Salzmann, P. [14], Brazil K000069586 No
Ule, E. [9902], Brazil K000940195 Yes
Allen, C.K. [2705], Brazil K000940197 Yes
Harley, R.M. [22009], Bahia K000069577 No
Traill, J.W.H. [461], Brazil K000940198 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [6029], Brazil K000940193 Yes
March [1192], Jamaica K000486838 Yes
Wright, C. [294], Cuba K000486839 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483747 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483748 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483749 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483750 Yes
Colombia K001483752 Yes
Colombia K001483753 Yes
Colombia K001483754 Yes
Triana, J. [1214] K001483755 Yes
Colombia K001483756 Yes
Colombia K001483757 Yes
Colombia K001483758 Yes
Colombia K001483759 Yes
Colombia K001483760 Yes
Colombia K001483761 Yes
Colombia K001483762 Yes
Colombia K001483763 Yes
Colombia K001483764 Yes
Ecuador K001483765 Yes
Ecuador K001483766 Yes
Ecuador K001483767 Yes
Ecuador K001483768 Yes
Ecuador K001483769 Yes
Ecuador K001483770 Yes
Ecuador K001483771 Yes
Ecuador K001483772 Yes
Ecuador K001483773 Yes
Panama K001483774 Yes
Panama K001483775 Yes
Panama K001483776 Yes
Panama K001483777 Yes
Panama K001483778 Yes
Panama K001483779 Yes
Panama K001483780 Yes
Panama K001483781 Yes
Panama K001483782 Yes
Panama K001483783 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483784 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483785 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483786 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483787 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483788 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483789 Yes
Peru K001483790 Yes
Peru K001483791 Yes
Peru K001483792 Yes
Peru K001483793 Yes
Peru K001483794 Yes
Peru K001483795 Yes
Peru K001483796 Yes
Venezuela K001483797 Yes
Venezuela K001483798 Yes
Venezuela K001483799 Yes
Venezuela K001483800 Yes
Venezuela K001483801 Yes
Venezuela K001483802 Yes
Venezuela K001483803 Yes
Venezuela K001483804 Yes
Venezuela K001483805 Yes
Venezuela K001483806 Yes
Venezuela K001483807 Yes
Venezuela K001483808 Yes
Venezuela K001483809 Yes
Venezuela K001483810 Yes
Venezuela K001483811 Yes
Lehmann, F.C. [7953], Colombia Chromolaena barranquillensis K000486768 Yes

First published in Phytologia 20: 204 (1970)

Accepted by

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