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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Bolivia. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food and an ornamental plant and for firewood and food.
Cavendishia bracteata

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Anizo, Botón-botón, Cacagüito, Chaquilulo, Coral, Esmeraldo, Gualicón, Joyapa, Maycha, Mozgal, Muñuño, Muyaña, Puchato, Pucsato, Quemadero, Quinoy

[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. 1000 - 3820 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, epífita, hemiepífita
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Ecology
Alt. 1000 - 3820 m.
Vernacular
Yew-ya-may, quinoy.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Uva de anis, Uva de anís

[UPB]
Use Animal Food
Eaten by animals (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Environmental Ornamentals
Live plant (in situ) - Ornamental (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Food
Food (Patiño 2002, Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Fuel Fuelwood
Used for fuelwood (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Wood
Used for props (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

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

Cavendishia bracteata (Ruiz & Pav. ex J.St.-Hil.) Hoerold appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2007 Bunting [4848], Venezuela K000037375
Jan 1, 1983 Donnell Smith, J. [4876], Costa Rica K000534818 isotype
Jan 1, 1983 Skutch, A.F. [2802], Costa Rica K000534817 isotype
Jan 1, 1981 Lehmann, F.C. [7895], Colombia K000534840 lectotype
Jan 1, 1981 Hartweg [1220], Colombia K000534837 isotype
Aug 1, 1978 Hartweg, T. [789], Peru K000534844 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 Hartweg [1220], Colombia K000534838 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 Killip, E.P. [15124], Colombia K000534842 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 [Hartweg, T.] [789], Peru K000534843 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 Killip, E.P. [15871], Colombia K000534845 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 [Hartweg, T.] [1219], Ecuador K000534851 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 Hartweg, T. [1219], Colombia K000534853 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 Ule, E. [6789], Peru K000534833 isotype
Jan 1, 1978 Cuatrecasas, J. [2667], Colombia K000534834 isotype
Jan 1, 1976 Moritz [1348], Colombia K000534848
Tracey [335], Colombia K000534836 holotype
Pennell, F.W. [9305], Colombia K000534839 isotype
Lehmann, F.C. [7895], Colombia K000534841 isotype
Linden [118], Colombia K000534849
Ecuador K000534850
Sandeman, C. [6015], Colombia K000534835 holotype
Hartweg, T. [477], Mexico K000534815 Unknown type material
Linden [390], Mexico K000534816 Unknown type material
Hartweg, T. [477], Mexico K000534814 Unknown type material
Moritz [1348] K000534847 Unknown type material
Moritz [1348] K000534846 Unknown type material
Hall [40], Ecuador Proclesia acuminata K000534852 holotype
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6297] Thibaudia acuminata K001123533

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 42: 280 (1909)

Accepted by

  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • 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. (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.
  • 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.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • 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.

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

  • Bernal, R., Galeano, G., Rodríguez, A., Sarmiento, H. & Gutiérrez, M. (2017). Nombres comunes de las plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/
  • Carvajal, L., Ariza, W., Caro, L., Valero, N. (2014). Especies forestales representativas del Sur Oriente de Boyacá. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia
  • 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), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • 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.org

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • García Castro, N. J. (2011). Plantas nativas empleadas en alimentación en Colombia. Instituo de Investigaciones Biológicas Alexander von Humboldt. http://repository.humboldt.org.co/handle/20.500.11761/31275
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (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

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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