Chamissoa altissima (Jacq.) Kunth

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used as animal food, a poison and a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Habit
Climbing.
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2500 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Atlántico, Bogotá DC, Bolívar, Caquetá, Casanare, Cesar, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Guaviare, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindío, Risaralda, Santander, Sucre, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vichada.
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.
Vernacular
Bejuco de guacharaca, Lyann panye, Pinta bollo, Siempreviva

[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
bejuco de guacharaca, cadillo, pintabollo, plumilla, siempreviva

[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. 0 - 2500 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

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

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, 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, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Chamissoa altissima (Jacq.) Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1933 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001207144 Yes
Zappi, D.C. [1368], Mato Grosso K000579325 Yes
Sasaki, D. [2355], Mato Grosso K000579326 Yes
Strudwick, J.J. [3991], Brazil K001207126 Yes
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K001207139 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [690], Brazil K001207151 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C. A. [4850], Brazil K001207158 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4571], Brazil K001207165 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4574], Brazil K001207167 Yes
Ule, E. [9355], Brazil K001207168 Yes
Prance, G.T. [12082], Brazil K001207272 Yes
Hill, S.R. [13173], Brazil K001207125 Yes
Lleras, E. [16687], Brazil K001207155 Yes
Pohl [1863], Brazil K001207138 Yes
Mori, S.A. [11697], Brazil K001207163 Yes
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K001207140 Yes
Teixeira, L.O.A. [372], Brazil K001207128 Yes
Amaral, I.L. [307], Brazil K001207135 Yes
Hage, J.L. [650], Brazil K001207153 Yes
Pohl [1864], Brazil K001207136 Yes
Hage, J.L. [667], Brazil K001207161 Yes
Spruce [1006], Brazil K001207143 Yes
Hamilton, W.D. [99], Brazil K001207160 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4574], Brazil K001207166 Yes
Glaziou, A. [8902], Brazil K001207149 Yes
Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K001207129 Yes
Milliken, W. [762], Brazil K001207171 Yes
Rambo, B. [46979], Brazil K001207175 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5908], Brazil K001207164 Yes
Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K001207137 Yes
Rambo, B. [42326], Brazil K001207174 Yes
Spruce, R. [6204], Ecuador K000202226 Yes
Burchell [2583], Brazil K001207130 Yes
Spruce [1006], Brazil K001207141 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001207177 Yes
Glaziou [11423], Brazil K001207147 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4698], Brazil K001207157 Yes
Burchell [4946], Brazil K001207132 Yes
Balansa, B. [1962], Paraguay K001207178 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4609], Brazil K001207156 Yes
Saint-Hilaire [s.n.], Brazil K001207146 Yes
Strudwick, J.J. [3289], Brazil K001207134 Yes
Hopkins, M.J.G. [687], Brazil K001207159 Yes
Milliken, W. [610], Brazil K001207170 Yes
Prance, G.T. [6547], Brazil K001207176 Yes
Ule, E. [9028], Brazil K001207169 Yes
Widgren [s.n.], Brazil K001207145 Yes
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001207133 Yes
Glaziou, A. [9667], Brazil K001207150 Yes
Strudwick, J.J. [3357], Brazil K001207124 Yes
Kuhlmann, M. [339], Brazil K001207173 Yes
Maas, P.J.M. [P/13065], Brazil K001207154 Yes
Hage, J.L. [939], Brazil K001207162 Yes
Sperling, C.R. [6319], Brazil K001207123 Yes
Tessmann, G. [6085], Brazil K001207172 Yes
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001207131 Yes
Glaziou, A. [13120], Brazil K001207148 Yes
Sperling, C.R. [5801], Brazil K001207127 Yes
Daly, D.C. [D273], Brazil K001207152 Yes
Spruce, R. [4184], Peru Chamissoa altissima var. rubella K000202224 Yes
Prance, G.T. [13377], Brazil Chamissoa altissima var. rubella K001207181 Yes
Forero, E. [6418], Brazil Chamissoa altissima var. rubella K001207180 Yes
Spruce, R. [1595], Brazil Chamissoa altissima var. rubella K001207179 Yes
Spruce, R. [4183], Peru Chamissoa altissima var. rubella K000202225 Yes

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 197 (1818)

Accepted by

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  • 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.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
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  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
  • 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.
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Literature

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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