Curculigo capitulata (Lour.) Kuntze

This species is accepted, and its native range is Nepal to S. China and NE. Queensland. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and social uses and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 1000–1500 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Naturalised in Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Casanare, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guaviare, Meta, Quindío, Vichada.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland.

[FTEA]

Hypoxidaceae, J. Wiland-Szymańska, I. Nordal. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb with leaves to 1 m long; lamina lanceolate, plicate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence racemose, capitulate, deflexed, ovoid or globose, 2.5–5 cm diameter
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellow; rostrum about 3–4 mm long; perianth segments ovate, 6–8 mm long, acute; anthers lanceolate, 3–4 mm long, filaments short; ovary turbinate, 6–8 mm, densely villose, with about 10 ovules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit indehiscent, globose, 6–8 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, black, ovoid, 1.5 mm diameter; testa with irregular, coarse striations.
Distribution
Range: Has been cultivated in our area. It is originally from tropical Asia, Philippines and North Australia, it has also been cultivated in Africa and South America.

[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
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1000 - 1500 m.; Andes, Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Social
Social uses.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Curculigo capitulata (Lour.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hunt, P.F. [2844], Solomon Is. 30262.000 No
Clarke, C.B. [12389], India K000099956 Unknown type material Yes
India K000099957 Unknown type material Yes
Nov 19, 2012 Du [HNK 3194], Vietnam Molineria capitulata K000524428 No
Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata 25694.238 No
Papua New Guinea Molineria capitulata 45578.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5159], Nepal Curculigo recurvata K001104986 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5159], Nepal Curculigo recurvata K001104991 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104992 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104993 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104987 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104990 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5159], Nepal Curculigo recurvata K001104985 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5159] Curculigo recurvata K001104988 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5161], Malaysia Curculigo sumatrana K001104995 Yes
Jack, W. [Cat. no. 5161], Malaysia Curculigo sumatrana K001104996 Yes
Forrest, G. [8455], Yunnan Tupistra esquirolii K000846172 Yes

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 703 (1891)

Accepted by

  • Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000). Flora of China 24: 1-431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Not accepted by

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F. [Cited as Molineria capitulata.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Molineria capitulata.]
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. [Cited as Molineria capitulata.]

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