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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Mexico to W. & N. South America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2190 - 3500 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or tree.

[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. 2190 - 3500 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito
Conservation
No Evaluada

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

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Ugni myricoides (Kunth) O.Berg appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 2, 2015 Forzza [7254], Brazil K000905857
Jul 16, 2014 Wood, J.R.I. [8551], Bolivia K000752612
Jul 16, 2014 Stannard, B.L, [196], Venezuela K000752614
Jul 16, 2014 Stannard, B.L. [139], Venezuela K000752613
Mar 1, 2009 Wood [15790], Bolivia K000565253
Jan 1, 1985 McConnell, R.V. [635], Guyana K000276921 lectotype
Jan 1, 1985 McConnell, R.V. [641], Guyana K000276922 Unknown type material
Steyermark, J.A. [62628], Venezuela K000276920 isotype
Friedrichsthal [s.n.], Guatemala K000276923 Unknown type material
Hartweg [459], Mexico K000276924
Thurn, E.F. [324], Guyana K000276991
Hartweg [459], Mexico K000276925

First published in Linnaea 27: 391 (1856)

Accepted by

  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2012). Nova Silva Cusatlantica. Árboles natinos e introducidos de El Salvador. Parte 2: Angiospermae - Familias M a P y Pteridophyta Englera 29-2: 1-300.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Fuentes, A.F., Miranda, T., Araujo-Murakami, A., Cayola, L. Macia, M.J. & Jørgensen, P.M. (2009). Novedades florísticas de la región Madidi, La Paz, Bolivia Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Botánica 4: 293-313.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Kawasaki, M.L., Holst, B.K. & Pérez, A.J. (2019). Flora of Ecuador 136: 1-187. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Landrum, L.R. (2005-). Personal communication on Myrtaceae 5 Arizona State University, Tampa.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Fuentes, A.F., Miranda, T., Araujo-Murakami, A., Cayola, L. Macia, M.J. & Jørgensen, P.M. (2009). Novedades florísticas de la región Madidi, La Paz, Bolivia Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Botánica 4: 293-313.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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