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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Introduced in Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 350 - 1600 m.

[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
Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 350 - 1600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Fiji, Hawaii, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Society Is., Taiwan, Tuamotu

Emilia fosbergii Nicolson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2013 s.coll. [7966], Brazil K000924262
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell, W.J. [9544], Brazil K000955781
Nov 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD4123], Bahia K000053845
Oct 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3792], Bahia K000053842
Sep 1, 1996 Silva, L.F. [57], Pernambuco K000054501
Sep 1, 1996 Sales de Melo, M.R.C. [200], Pernambuco K000054500
Sep 1, 1996 Sales de Melo, M.R.C. [180], Pernambuco K000054502
Jun 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3241], Bahia K000053844
Jun 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3104], Bahia K000053843
Oct 1, 1993 Guedes, M.L. [11], Bahia K000053846
Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50001], Bahia K000053847
Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50001], Bahia K000053848
Jun 8, 1977 Curtiss, A.H. [6], Bahamas K000527708 isotype
Jun 2, 1977 Philcox, D. [3981], Brazil K000924266
Jun 2, 1977 Lindeman, J.C. [1652], Brazil K000924267
Jun 2, 1977 Krukoff, B.A. [6066], Brazil K000924263
Jun 2, 1977 Irwin, H.S. [10048], Brazil K000924265
Jun 2, 1977 Hunt, D.R. [5431], Brazil K000924261
Jun 2, 1977 Philcox, D. [4003], Brazil K000924264
Jun 2, 1977 Eiten, G. [2572], Brazil K000924268
Hind, D.J.N. [3792], Brazil 63545.000
Harley, R.M. [22445], Bahia K000053850
Harley, R.M. [21626], Bahia K000053849

First published in Phytologia 32: 34 (1975)

Accepted by

  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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

  • 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.org

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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 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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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