Genus:
Pontederia L.

Pontederia diversifolia (Vahl) M.Pell. & C.N.Horn

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America. It is has environmental uses and as a poison.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 20–180 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Caquetá, Cauca, Chocó, Meta, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Santander, Vichada.
Habit
Herb, Aquatic.

[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. 20 - 180 m.; Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, acuática
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Cambodia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, India, Puerto Rico, Taiwan

Pontederia diversifolia (Vahl) M.Pell. & C.N.Horn appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 24, 2015 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837807 Yes
Nov 1, 2007 Nascimento, J. [18], Mato Grosso Eichhornia diversifolia K000578621 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Schomburgk [391], Guyana Eichhornia diversifolia K000644014 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Ule, E. [7751], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837799 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Gardner [2745], Piauí Eichhornia diversifolia K000644013 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Glaziou, A. [14355], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837813 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Eiten, G. [4308], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837812 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [14462], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837798 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [47843], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837810 Yes
Jan 1, 1970 Egler, W.A. [47662], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837805 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [9125], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837800 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [9746], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837809 Yes
Onochie, C.F.A. [36370], Nigeria Eichhornia diversifolia 25010.000 No
Spruce [1033], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837801 Yes
Rand, E.S. [1050], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837802 Yes
Harley, R.M. [10248], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837806 Yes
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837803 Yes
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837804 Yes
Wailly, M. de [4857], Mali Eichhornia diversifolia K000391977 No
s.coll. [329], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837808 Yes
Philcox, D. [4641], Brazil Eichhornia diversifolia K000837811 Yes

First published in PhytoKeys 108: 66 (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

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.

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.

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Neotropikey

    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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