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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Mexico to NE. Argentina. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Cactus, Cactus de flor roja, Calaguala, Cola de caimán

[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 - 1700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 0 - 1700 m.

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Assam

Spanish
Cactus de flor roja, cactus, calaguala, cola de caimán.

Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2014 Zartman, C.E. [6402], Brazil K000543541
Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [271], Brazil K000543537
Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [271], Brazil K000543538
Jan 1, 2010 Henicka, G.S. [271], Brazil K000543536
Jan 1, 1999 Zappi, D.C. [356], Brazil K000542923
Leuenberger, B. [3104], Bahia K000013016
Castellanos, A. [25802], Bahia K000013011
Harley, R.M. [17037], Bahia K000013017
Taylor, N. [1613], Bahia K000013015
Laurenio, A. [255], Pernambuco K000013012
Sales de Melo, M.R.C. [93], Pernambuco K000013013
Harley, R.M. [17037], Brazil 43907.000
Sales de Melo, M.R.C. [138], Pernambuco K000013014
Nogueira, P.E. [741], Tocantins K000035162
Clarke, D. H. [3912], Guyana K000035163
Poole et al [1619], Amazonas K000101410
Field [339], Venezuela K000100216
Gottsberger, G. [110-26183], Brazil K000101398
Jansen-Jacobs [2502], Guyana K000101396
Cid Ferreira et al [6455], Mato Grosso K000101411
Nee [42872], Amazonas K000101414
Harley et al [25426], Minas Gerais K000101412
Taylor, N.P. [1477], Minas Gerais K000101413
Pereira [1394], Minas Gerais K000101405
Cid et al [1531], Brazil K000101399
Hugh-Jones [41], Suriname K000101427
Sagot [0], French Guiana K000101424
Woolston [632], Paraguay K000101425
Vargas [0], Peru K000101441
Heringer et al [168], Brazil K000101400
Ramos [138], Mato Grosso K000101420
Prance et al [19224], Mato Grosso K000101417
Prance et al [20588], Amazonas K000101422
Sandwith [704], Guyana K000101393
Zarucchi, J.L. [1745], Colombia K000101438
Jenman [7254], Guyana K000101392
Pittier [1117], Panama K000101437
Samuels [416], Suriname K000101428
Samuels [305], Suriname K000101426
Verner [12397], Panama K000101436
Sandwith [704], Guyana K000101394
Irwin [5477], Minas Gerais K000101407
Anderson [10868], Brazil K000101406
Prance et al [24441], Amazonas K000101403
Irwin [5899], Brazil K000101402
Irwin et al [27302], Minas Gerais K000101401
Guyana K000101395
Pittier [0], Guatemala K000101352
Bowles [111], Venezuela K000101440
Yuncker [8379], Honduras K000100182
Sandoval [s.n.], El Salvador K000100101
Zardini, E.M. [46386], Paraguay K000100253
Harley [10110], Mato Grosso K000101416
Ek [301], Suriname K000101423
Rose [3362] K000101383
Jansen-Jacobs et al [1762], Guyana K000101397
Horich [0], Ecuador K000101439
Williams [735], Bolivia K000100015
Burchell [1001A], Brazil K000101408
Prance [59288], Mato Grosso K000101419
Prance et al [24441], Amazonas K000101404
Argent et al [6582], Mato Grosso K000101421
Zardini, E.M. [30177], Paraguay K000100218
Jenman [7254], Guyana K000101391
Bernacci [1342], Brazil K000101415
Souza, C. V. [9569], Brazil K000101418
Pereira Neto et al [274], Minas Gerais K000101409

First published in Syn. Pl. Succ.: 197 (1812)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • Monro, A.K., González, F., Santamaría, D., Chacón, O., Rodríguez, A., Solano, D. Zamora, N. & Correa, M. (2011). A first checklist to the vascular plants of La Amistad International Park (PILA), Costa Rica-Panama Phytotaxa 322: 1-283.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
  • Soller, A., Soffiatti, P., Calvente, A. & Goldenberg, R. (2014). Cactaceae no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia 65: 201-219.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.

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

  • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Soller, A., Soffiatti, P., Calvente, A. & Goldenberg, R. (2014). Cactaceae no estado do Paraná, Brasil Rodriguésia 65: 201-219.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Véliz, M. (2008). Las Cactáceas de Guatemala: 1-129. Unidad de Investigación Herbario BIGU, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), B

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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