Psychotria micrantha Kunth

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 363 (1819)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Chiapas) to Venezuela and Peru. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 31, 2006 Colombia K001433060 Yes
Jun 28, 2003 Colombia K001433062 Yes
Mar 23, 2001 Panama K001433078 Yes
May 24, 1991 Ecuador K001433079 Yes
May 24, 1991 Peru K001433080 Yes
Dec 10, 1990 Colombia K001433072 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Hinds [s.n.], Colombia K000432902 holotype Yes
Mar 1, 1948 Colombia K001433063 Yes
Mar 1, 1948 Colombia K001433064 Yes
Sep 1, 1946 Peru, Ecuador, Panama K001433087 Yes
n/a K001430449 Yes
n/a K001430450 Yes
n/a K001430451 Yes
Panama K001433054 Yes
Colombia K001433055 Yes
Colombia K001433056 Yes
Colombia K001433057 Yes
Haught, O. [4860], Colombia K001433058 Yes
Haught, O. [4860], Colombia K001433059 Yes
Colombia K001433061 Yes
Colombia K001433065 Yes
Colombia K001433066 Yes
Colombia K001433067 Yes
Colombia K001433068 Yes
Colombia K001433069 Yes
Colombia K001433070 Yes
Colombia K001433071 Yes
Ecuador K001433073 Yes
Ecuador K001433074 Yes
Ecuador K001433075 Yes
Ecuador K001433076 Yes
Ecuador K001433077 Yes
Peru K001433081 Yes
Peru K001433082 Yes
Peru K001433083 Yes
Peru K001433084 Yes
Peru, Ecuador, Panama K001433085 Yes
Peru, Ecuador, Panama K001433086 Yes
Peru, Ecuador, Panama K001433088 Yes
Peru, Ecuador, Panama K001433089 Yes
Hemming, J.H. [24], Brazil Psychotria tomentosa K001199463 Yes
Baker, C.F. [125], Brazil Psychotria tomentosa K001199460 Yes
Smith, D. [234], Brazil Psychotria tomentosa K001199461 Yes
Smith, D. [234], Brazil Psychotria tomentosa K001199462 Yes
Salazar [850], Colombia Psychotria tomentosa K001433286 Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0