Miconia crenata (Vahl) Michelang.

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

[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
amaine, árbol de hormiga, choroticos, mortiño, múcura, mucurita, mucuritos, sietecueros, tuno

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Guaviare, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Risaralda, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés.
Habit
Herb, Shrub, Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Caiuia, Camasey, Canot-macaque, Curse, Kosters curse, Mortiño, Múcura, Soapbush

[UPFC]
Distribution
Found in Boyacá, Colombia.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2300 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb, Shrub or tree.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Vernacular
Canot-macaque, caiuia.

[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 - 2300 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, arbusto, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

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

[UPB]
Use Food
Food (Romero Castañeda 1961).
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 Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., Comoros, Fiji, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Philippines, Réunion, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand

English
Curse, Koster's curse, soapbush
Spanish
Múcura, camasey.

Miconia crenata (Vahl) Michelang. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2015 Ellen [73] Clidemia hirta K001045069 No
Jul 1, 2009 Selatieli, Daeli [SL 1], Indonesia Clidemia hirta K000576072 No
Jun 1, 2009 Alex Karolus [42], Malaysia Clidemia hirta K000610782 No
Feb 18, 2004 Asik Mantor [SAN 131476], Sabah Clidemia hirta K000170023 No
Jan 1, 2003 Argent et al. [961987], Malaysia Clidemia hirta K000610787 No
May 1, 1998 Souza, M.A.D. [561], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968994 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Prance, G.T. [5201], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968964 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Forero, E. [6380], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968960 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [7970], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968954 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Irwin, H.S. [5888], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968962 Yes
Jan 1, 1958 Reitz, R. [4650], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968963 Yes
Jan 1, 1956 Lima, A. [53-1519], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968995 Yes
McWhirter, J. [98], Madagascar Clidemia hirta 32173.000 No
Spruce, R. [127], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968956 Yes
Dusén, P. [6649], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968961 Yes
Blanchet [s.n.], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968970 Yes
Burchell [778], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968980 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968966 Yes
Martius [496], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968977 Yes
Harley, R.M. [11343], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968965 Yes
Burchell [1131], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968979 Yes
Smith, D. [313], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968953 Yes
s.coll. [1170], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968973 Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [5412], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968959 Yes
Salzmann [s.n.], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968968 Yes
Burchell [9262], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968981 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [6072], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968992 Yes
Costa, M.A.S. [208], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968990 Yes
Mexia, Y.E.J. [5412], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968958 Yes
Miers [3585], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968955 Yes
Blanchet [3619], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968972 Yes
Martius [495], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968978 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [2761], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968991 Yes
Spruce [1157] Clidemia hirta K000968967 Yes
Carvalho, A.M.V. [988], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968993 Yes
Burchell [3474], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968971 Yes
Burchell [9400], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968976 Yes
Gwynne-Vaughan, D.T. [40], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968969 Yes
Pickel, D.B. [367], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968957 Yes
Burchell [9367], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968975 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Clidemia hirta K000968974 Yes
Ule, E. [5402], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968983 Yes
Spruce [1157?], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968982 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [293], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968986 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [284], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968985 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [296], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968984 Yes
Prance, G.T. [2727], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968987 Yes
Glaziou, A. [21407], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968988 Yes
Prance, G.T. [4320], Brazil Clidemia hirta var. tiliifolia K000968989 Yes

First published in Mabberley's Pl.-Book, ed. 4: 1102 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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