Genus:
Dianthera L.

Dianthera comata L.

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

[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
beringuera, chupador del pequeño, sueldaconsuelda

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–2280 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Bolívar, Cauca, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vichada.
Habit
Herb.

[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 - 2280 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Malaya

Dianthera comata L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Strudwick, J.J. [4092], Brazil Justicia acuminata K001033123 Yes
Prance, G.T. [12002], Brazil Justicia acuminata K001033122 Yes
Prance, G.T. [13411], Brazil Justicia acuminata K001033126 Yes
Calderon, C.E. [2839], Brazil Justicia acuminata K001033125 Yes
Lowrie, S.R. [588], Brazil Justicia acuminata K001033124 Yes
Jun 18, 2012 Sello [76], Brazil Justicia comata K000529314 Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Justicia comata K000529194 isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Salzmann [s.n.], Bahia Justicia comata K000529192 holotype Yes
Mar 1, 1998 Sinclair [s.n.] Justicia comata K000529187 isotype Yes
Mar 1, 1998 Schomburgk [305], Guyana Justicia comata K000529190 lectotype Yes
Mar 1, 1998 Sinclair [s.n.] Justicia comata K000529189 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Linden, J. [1633], Tabasco Justicia comata K000064622 lectotype Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Matuda, E. [2156], Mexico Justicia comata K000064621 No
Jan 1, 1980 Distin [s.n.], Jamaica Justicia comata K000529193 Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Schomburgk [305], Brazil Justicia comata K000529195 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Hassler, E. [8294 a], Paraguay Justicia comata K000529183 Yes
Jan 1, 1965 Hassler, E. [8294], Paraguay Justicia comata K000529184 Yes
Tweedie [820], Brazil Justicia comata K000529185 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.], Rio Grande do Sul Justicia comata K000529186 Yes
Hartweg [687] Justicia comata K000529188 Yes
Harley, R.M. [17444], Brazil Justicia comata K001033220 Yes
Silva, N.T. [58310], Brazil Justicia comata K001033225 Yes
Hill, S.R. [13177], Brazil Justicia comata K001033224 Yes
Glaziou, A. [15290], Brazil Justicia comata K001033221 Yes
Berg, C.C. [P/17587], Brazil Justicia comata K001033218 Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador Justicia comata K000202095 Yes
Prance, G.T. [14287], Brazil Justicia comata K001033231 Yes
Prance, G.T. [13436/A], Brazil Justicia comata K001033212 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [655], Brazil Justicia comata K001033213 Yes
Prance, G.T. [14440], Brazil Justicia comata K001033211 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16819], Brazil Justicia comata K001033214 Yes
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Justicia comata K000529196 Yes
Ule, E. [5220], Brazil Justicia comata K001033215 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [8047], Brazil Justicia comata K001033222 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Justicia comata K001033229 Yes
Hamilton, W.D. [341], Brazil Justicia comata K001033227 Yes
Saint-Hilaire, A. [s.n.], Brazil Justicia comata K001033232 Yes
Prance, G.T. [13436], Brazil Justicia comata K001033230 Yes
Pires, J.M. [50993], Brazil Justicia comata K001033210 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [47923], Brazil Justicia comata K001033228 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.], Rio Grande do Sul Justicia comata K000529191 Yes
Prance, G.T. [12018], Brazil Justicia comata K001033216 Yes
Duarte, A.P. [1705], Brazil Justicia comata K001033303 Yes
Berg, C.C. [P17587], Brazil Justicia comata K001033223 Yes
Rambo, B. [40634], Brazil Justicia comata K001033226 Yes
[Martius] [278], Brazil Justicia comata K000529197 Yes
Prance, G.T. [16701], Brazil Justicia comata K001033219 Yes
Maas, P.J.M. [P 13138], Brazil Justicia comata K001033217 Yes

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 1: 850 (1758)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Justicia comata.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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