Family:
Iridaceae Juss.

Eleutherine bulbosa (Mill.) Urb.

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

[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. 300 - 1400 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[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
nolocrea, juari corobeabo

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean. Elevation range: 300–1400 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Cauca, Nariño, Putumayo.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, native grassland.
Vernacular
Juari corobeabo (Cubeo), Nolocrea

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Angola, Cambodia, India, New Caledonia, Réunion, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam, Zaïre

Eleutherine bulbosa (Mill.) Urb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Giles, C.J. [823], Malaysia 25577.000
Sellow [2967], Brazil Sisyrinchium congestum K000363104 Unknown type material

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 15: 305 (1918)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Adams, C.D. in Adams, C.D. (1972). Flowering Plants of Jamaica: 83-86. University of the West Indies, Mona.
  • Brako, L. in Braco, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru: 573-576. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Cremers, G. & Hoff, M. (1994). Inventaire Taxonomique des Plantes de la Guyane Francaise 4: 104-105. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Dubs, B. in Dubs, B. (1998). Prodromus Florae Matogrossensis: 129-130. Betrona Verlag, Küsnacht.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Foster, R.C. in Foster, R.C. (1958). Catalogue of the Ferns and Flowering Plants of Bolivia: 47-48. Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, U.S.A.
  • Fournet, J. in Fournet, J. (2002). Flore illustrée des phanérogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique 2: 2061-2068. Gondwana editions.
  • Geerinck, D (2005). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Iridaceae: 1-102. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 3: 603-1176. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Howard, R.A. in Howard, R.A. (1979). Flora of the Lesser Antilles: Leeward and Windward Islands 3: 512-518. Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. in Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 516-517. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Lautenschläger, T. & al (2020). New records for the flora of Angola: observations from Uíge and Cuanza Norte Plant Ecology and Evolution 153: 132-142.
  • Lejoly, J., Ndjele, L. & Geerinck, D. (2008). Flore de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 24: 1-37.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Leon, H. in Leon, H. (1946). Flora de Cuba 1: 326-328. Cultural S. A., La Habana.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Múlgura, M.E. (1996). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 205-217. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Noltie, H.J. (1994). Flora of Bhutan 3(1): i-vi, 1-456. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Philcox, D. in Williams, R.O. (1983). Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 3: 203-207. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.

Not accepted by

  • Moscoso, R.M. in Moscoso, R.H. (1943). Catalogus Florae Domingensis 1: 86. New York. [Cited as Galatea bulbosa.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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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.
  • Cremers, G. & Hoff, M. (1994). Inventaire Taxonomique des Plantes de la Guyane Francaise 4: 104-105. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Geerinck, D (2005). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Iridaceae: 1-102. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 3: 603-1176. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Lautenschläger, T. & al (2020). New records for the flora of Angola: observations from Uíge and Cuanza Norte Plant Ecology and Evolution 153: 132-142.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Marais, W. (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177: 1-16. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Philcox, D. in Williams, R.O. (1983). Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 3: 203-207. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain.

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