Genus:
Olax L.

Olax inopiflora (Miers) Christenh. & Byng

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America. It is used as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Guiana Shield. Elevation range: 120–240 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Caquetá, Guainía, Vaupés.
Habit
Shrub, Tree.

[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. 120 - 240 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela

Olax inopiflora (Miers) Christenh. & Byng appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1981 Spruce, R. [3487] Dulacia inopiflora K000580937 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Spruce, R. [1366], Amazonas Dulacia inopiflora K000580947 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Spruce, R. [3487] Dulacia inopiflora K000580936 Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Spruce, R. [3487] Dulacia inopiflora K000580935 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Spruce, R. [1366], Amazonas Dulacia inopiflora K000580945 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Amazonas Dulacia inopiflora K000580946 isolectotype Yes

First published in Global Fl. 4: 143 (2018)

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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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