Piptocoma discolor (Kunth) Pruski

This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Peru and N. Brazil. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as animal food, a medicine and food for bees.

[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
aliso, aliso negro, amorseco, cacique, cenizo, chasmiande, congo, gallinaza, gallinazo, gallinazo blanco, gallinazo negro, guayacán, mulata, mulato, palo negro, palo quinde, quinde, sauce, saucito, susacá

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 12–2700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Arauca, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Guainía, Guaviare, Huila, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vaupés.
Habit
Small tree, Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC. National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Cenizo, Gallinazo

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1800 - 2000 m.
Morphology General Habit
Small tree.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.

[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. 12 - 2700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Cenizo, Guayacán, Mulato, Sauce, Susacá

[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. 1800 - 2000 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbolito
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[UPB]
Use Animal Food Bees
Bees visit the plants (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru

Spanish
Cenizo.

Piptocoma discolor (Kunth) Pruski appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [3939], Peru K000200503 Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [3939], Peru K000200502 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000964653 Yes
Ducke, A. [398], Brazil K000964654 Yes
Peru K000047827 Yes
Peru K000047828 Yes
Peru K000047829 Yes
Peru K000047830 Yes
Peru K000047831 Yes
Peru K000047833 Yes
Colombia K001479419 Yes
Colombia K001479420 Yes
Colombia K001479421 Yes
Colombia K001479422 Yes
Colombia K001479423 Yes
Colombia K001479424 Yes
Colombia K001479425 Yes
Colombia K001479426 Yes
Colombia K001479427 Yes
Colombia K001479429 Yes
Colombia K001479430 Yes
Colombia K001479431 Yes
Ecuador K001479432 Yes
Ecuador K001479433 Yes
Ecuador K001479434 Yes
Ecuador K001479435 Yes
Ecuador K001479436 Yes
Ecuador K001479437 Yes
Ecuador K001479438 Yes
Ecuador K001479439 Yes
Ecuador K001479440 Yes
Ecuador K001479441 Yes
Peru K001479442 Yes
Peru K001479443 Yes
Peru K001479444 Yes
Peru K001479445 Yes
Peru K001479446 Yes
Peru K001479447 Yes
Peru K001479448 Yes
Peru K001479449 Yes
Nov 1, 1987 Seemann [1585], Colombia Pollalesta discolor K000497143 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Seeman [1585], Peru Pollalesta discolor K000497131 holotype Yes

First published in Novon 6: 97 (1996)

Accepted by

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Robinson, H. & Funk, V. (2018). 190(1). Compositae-Vernonieae Flora of Ecuador 94: 1-128. Gothenburg University.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

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

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.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    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/