Genus:
Camonea Raf.

Camonea umbellata (L.) A.R.Simões & Staples

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America, W. & W. Central Tropical Africa. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2000 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Arauca, Atlántico, Bolívar, Caldas, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, San Andrés y Providencia, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Climbing.
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.

[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
batatilla, batatilla amarilla, batatilla morada, batatillo, bejuco barbero, bejuco batatero

[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 - 2000 m.; Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cameroon, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Liberia, Mali, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Assam, Comoros, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Galápagos, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Mauritius, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Northern Territory, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Camonea umbellata (L.) A.R.Simões & Staples appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1342], India Convolvulus blandus K001112797 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1342], Nepal Convolvulus blandus K001112795 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1342], Bangladesh Convolvulus blandus K001112798 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1342], Nepal Convolvulus blandus K001112801 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1342] Convolvulus blandus K001112796 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1342] Convolvulus blandus K001112799 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1342], Nepal Convolvulus blandus K001112800 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1343], India Convolvulus pentagonus K001112807 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1343], Malaysia Convolvulus pentagonus K001112808 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1343], India Convolvulus pentagonus K001112806 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [8549], México State Ipomoea longipes K000465266 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2329] Convolvulus umbellatus K001115669 Yes
Aug 1, 2013 I Ketut Wenten [IKW 1], Kalimantan Merremia umbellata K000734549 No
Aug 19, 2011 Balansa, B. [3535], Vietnam Merremia umbellata K000820832 isosyntype Yes
Feb 10, 2011 Abg. Mohtar et al. [S 56140], Malaysia Merremia umbellata K000605984 No
Feb 10, 2011 Chew [FRI 53680], Malaysia Merremia umbellata K000605985 No
Feb 10, 2011 Fidilis Krispinus [SAN 139370], Malaysia Merremia umbellata K000605992 No
Jul 24, 2003 Romero [29631], Philippines Merremia umbellata K000183091 No
Jul 23, 2003 Eanghourt, K. [177] Merremia umbellata K000183082 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5730], Cameroon Merremia umbellata K000381576 No
Oct 1, 1992 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8718], Cameroon Merremia umbellata K000028531 No
Jan 1, 1992 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4292], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944996 Yes
Jan 1, 1988 Manning, S.D. [1108], Cameroon Merremia umbellata K000028532 No
May 26, 1973 Trinta, Z. [700], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945001 Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Duarte, L. [250], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944995 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Forero, E. [7082], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944997 Yes
Jan 1, 1961 Nsai [283], Cameroon Merremia umbellata K000028536 No
Nov 1, 1952 Ule, E. [9095], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945000 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [11761], Guerrero Merremia umbellata K000465405 No
Hinton, G.B. [3126], México State Merremia umbellata K000465406 No
Tamajong, S. [22125], Cameroon Merremia umbellata K000028537 No
Glaziou [11261], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945007 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [14133], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944999 Yes
Jennings, S. [119], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944993 Yes
Miquel [s.n.], Suriname Merremia umbellata K000612902 Yes
Gardner [1075], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945006 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [10027], Guerrero Merremia umbellata K000465404 No
Harley, R.M. [21715], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944994 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [5668], Guerrero Merremia umbellata K000465403 No
Hinton, G.B. [5526], Michoacán Merremia umbellata K000465411 No
s.coll. [54], Peru Merremia umbellata K000945005 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [7167], México State Merremia umbellata K000465409 No
Ule, E. [5570], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000944998 Yes
Burchell [7161], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945002 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [7167], México State Merremia umbellata K000465408 No
Sinclair [s.n.] Merremia umbellata K000612908 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [13025], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945004 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [3126], México State Merremia umbellata K000465407 No
Burchell [8869], Brazil Merremia umbellata K000945003 Yes
Zappi, D.C. [1457], Mato Grosso Merremia umbellata K000578972 Yes
Beechy [s.n.], Mexico Merremia umbellata K000612909 Yes
Combs, R. [675], Cuba Merremia umbellata K000612903 Yes
Sanford, W.W. [5677], Cameroon Merremia umbellata K000028535 No
Hinton, G.B. [5526], Michoacán Merremia umbellata K000465410 No

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 183: 583 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

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