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This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Venezuela and Peru. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food and an ornamental plant and has environmental uses.
Cestrum buxifolium

[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. 1870 - 4100 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto, arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb or shrub.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Ecology
Alt. 1870 - 4100 m.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Tinto

[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
Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 2500 - 3250 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Tinto

[UPB]
Use Animal Food
Flowers visited by hummingbirds (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Environmental
Live plant (in situ) - Used for ecological restoration (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Environmental Ornamentals
Live plant (in situ) - Grown in gardens and parks (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

Spanish
Caballero de la noche, dama de la noche, jazmín de noche.

Cestrum buxifolium Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2000 Linden [722], Colombia K000585228 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Linden [722], Colombia K000585229 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Pittier [13210], Venezuela K000585234 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Pittier [13210], Venezuela K000585234 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Schlim, L. [434], Colombia K000585232 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Pittier [13210], Venezuela K000585234 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Pittier [13210], Venezuela K000585234 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 André, E. [897], Colombia Cestrum cuneatum K000585231 isosyntype
Jan 1, 2000 Pittier [13210], Venezuela Cestrum parvifolium var. venezuelense K000585234 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Schlim, L. [434], Colombia Cestrum parvifolium var. macrocalyx K000585232 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Linden [722], Colombia Cestrum microphyllum K000585229 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Linden [722], Colombia Cestrum microphyllum K000585228 isotype

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 57 (1818)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Florez-Cárdenas, G., Núñez-Izquierdo, O. L., Núñez-Izquierdo, M. M., Ramírez-Mesa, M., & Zusunaga-Quintana, J. A. (2010). 100 Plantas útiles del páramo del Rabanal: Guía para comunidades rurales. Bogotá: Instituto Alexander von Humboldt - CAR - Corpoboyac
  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000585229
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000585228
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000585234
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000585232

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/