Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Palicourea tomentosa (Aubl.) Borhidi

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a poison and a medicine and has environmental uses and social uses.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2500 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Boyacá, Caquetá, Cauca, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Shrub.
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
Boca de sapo (Sikuani), Dowatjiitajutokuerenae (Sikuani), Flor de la cagalera (Sikuani), Gorretas (Sikuani), Herb de la cagalera (Sikuani)

[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
abejorro, ají del diablo, beso de negra, boca caliente, boca de negro, boca de sapo, chochitas, flor de cagalera, flor roja, gorretas, labio de negra, labios de novia, lenguaediablo, lindona, monte de agua, oreja de guara, paujil molleja, sombrerito del diablo, sombrero de diablo, sueldasuelda

[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, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2500 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Found in Boyacá, Colombia.

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.
Use Social
Social uses.

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Spanish
Gorretas, boca de sapo, hierba de la cagalera, flor de la cagalera.

Palicourea tomentosa (Aubl.) Borhidi appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Riedel [434], Brazil Psychotria pardina K000174422 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [9616], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199508 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [3955], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199511 Yes
Milliken, W. [32], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199501 Yes
Prance, G.T. [8264], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199504 Yes
Prance, G.T. [4565], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199505 Yes
Ramos, J.F. [22286], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199514 Yes
Prance, G.T. [9543], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199503 Yes
Prance, G.T. [6283], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199507 Yes
Plowman, T. [12152], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199496 Yes
Prance, G.T. [2446], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199509 Yes
Lima, J. [721], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199498 Yes
Prance, G.T. [5650], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199510 Yes
Silva, M.F. [2367], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199502 Yes
Stannard, B.L. [665], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199497 Yes
Lleras, E. [16578], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199512 Yes
Stannard, B.L. [728], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199500 Yes
Lleras, E. [16876], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199513 Yes
Prance, G.T. [9972], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199506 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24751], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001199499 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430687 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430688 Yes
Agostini, G. [319], Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430689 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430690 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430691 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430692 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430693 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430694 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001430695 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001433367 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001433368 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001433369 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001433370 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana subsp. barcellana K001433371 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [282], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000652655 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [943], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000578204 Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Projeto Flora Cristalino [235], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000578202 Yes
Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1667], Mato Grosso Psychotria poeppigiana K000578203 Yes
Mar 1, 1994 Silva, P.E. [7108], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199526 Yes
May 1, 1990 Skorupa, L.A. [832], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199495 Yes
Feb 24, 1988 Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433298 Yes
Feb 24, 1988 Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433299 Yes
Feb 24, 1988 Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433300 Yes
Mar 31, 1984 Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433376 Yes
Mar 9, 1984 Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433336 Yes
Dec 17, 1966 Grant, M.L. [10,017], Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433297 Yes
Feb 17, 1964 Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430681 Yes
Aug 16, 1943 Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433333 Yes
Sep 12, 1939 Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433330 Yes
Sep 1, 1932 Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433332 Yes
Dec 27, 1924 Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433296 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [3656], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199494 Yes
Alves, L.M. [14], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199517 Yes
Nakajima, J.N. [65], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199519 Yes
Milliken, W. [1711], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199533 Yes
Mori, S.A. [17135], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199534 Yes
Spruce, R. [2929], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K000174423 Yes
Pipoly, J. [6639], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199531 Yes
Amaral, I.L. [108], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199527 Yes
Sobel, G.L. [4807], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199532 Yes
Schomburgk [579 / 883 B], Guyana Psychotria poeppigiana K000174425 Yes
Pruski, J. [3372], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199528 Yes
Prado, C.A. [74], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199518 Yes
Kawasaki, M.L. [170], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199515 Yes
Hopkins, M.J.G. [604], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199516 Yes
Krieger, L. [s.n.], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199525 Yes
Prance, G.T. [29567], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199529 Yes
Spruce, R. [2929] Psychotria poeppigiana K000174424 Yes
Almeida, S. [698], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199536 Yes
Prance, G.T. [28787], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199530 Yes
Cid Ferreira, C. A. [3216], Brazil Psychotria poeppigiana K001199535 Yes
Spruce [1892], Rio Negro Psychotria poeppigiana K000174426 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430675 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430676 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430677 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430678 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430679 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430680 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430682 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430683 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430684 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430685 Yes
Venezuela Psychotria poeppigiana K001430686 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433288 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433289 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433290 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433291 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433292 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433293 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433294 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433295 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433301 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433302 Yes
Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433303 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433304 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433305 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433306 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433307 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433308 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433309 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433310 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433311 Yes
Panama Psychotria poeppigiana K001433312 Yes
Gorgona Is., Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433313 Yes
Gorgona Is., Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433314 Yes
Gorgona Is., Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433315 Yes
Gorgona Is., Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433316 Yes
Gorgona Is., Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433317 Yes
Gorgona Is., Colombia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433318 Yes
Peru & Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433319 Yes
Peru & Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433320 Yes
Peru & Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana K001433321 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433322 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433323 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433324 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433325 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433326 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433327 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433328 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433329 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433331 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433334 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433335 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433337 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433338 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433339 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433340 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433341 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433342 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433343 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433344 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433345 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433346 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433347 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433348 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433349 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433350 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433351 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433352 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433353 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433354 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433355 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433356 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433357 Yes
Ecuador Psychotria poeppigiana K001433358 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433359 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433360 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433361 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433362 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433363 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433364 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433365 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433366 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433372 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433373 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433374 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433375 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433377 Yes
Peru Psychotria poeppigiana K001433378 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433379 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433380 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433381 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433382 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433383 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433384 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433385 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433386 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433387 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433388 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433389 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433390 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433391 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433392 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433393 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433394 Yes
Bolivia Psychotria poeppigiana k001433395 Yes

First published in Acta Bot. Hung. 53: 248 (2011)

Accepted by

  • Berger, A. (2018). Synopsis and typification of Mexican and Central American Palicourea (Rubiaceae: Palicoureeae), part I: The entomophilous species Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B 120: 59-140.
  • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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