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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Mikania Willd.
      1. Mikania micrantha Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat poisonings and unspecified medicinal disorders and as food for bees.

    [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 - 2900 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Trepadora, liana
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 2900 m.
    Habit
    Climbing plant.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Bees
    Bees visit the plants (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Poisonings
    Used in the treatment of snake bites (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Introduced into:

    Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, Fiji, India, Laccadive Is., Malaya, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Niue, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand

    Synonyms

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Guaquito, guaguito.

    Other Data

    Mikania micrantha Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2013 Wardi et al. [BOHK 437], Indonesia K000734571
    Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [6048], Maranhão K000054248
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [9494], Brazil K000955522
    Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C. [1462], Mato Grosso K000579640
    Oct 1, 2008 Lehmann, F.C. [4888], Colombia K000634181 isotype
    Oct 1, 2008 Lehmann, F.C. [4888], Colombia K000634182 isotype
    Jan 1, 1997 Froes, R. [1806], Maranhão K000054260
    Jan 1, 1997 Lobo, M.G. [343], Maranhão K000054262
    Feb 1, 1988 Gardner [3271], Goiás K000958143 Unknown type material
    Feb 1, 1988 Gardner [3271], Goiás K000958144 Unknown type material
    Feb 1, 1988 Williams, R.S. [207], Bolivia K000500155 isosyntype
    Jan 1, 1983 Prance, G.T. [5230], Brazil K000925784
    Jan 1, 1975 Gardner [3271], Goiás K000958145 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 Gardner [483], Brazil K000958146 isotype
    Jan 1, 1974 Tweedie [1189], Argentina K000500213 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1974 Gardner [483], Brazil K000958147 isotype
    Jan 1, 1974 Bolland, G. [29], Ceará K000054252
    Jan 1, 1974 Robert, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000925780
    Jan 1, 1974 Smith, M.D. [243], Brazil K000925787
    Jan 1, 1974 Burchell [1357], Brazil K000955521
    Jan 1, 1974 Burchell [7272], Brazil K000955523
    Jan 1, 1974 Spruce, R. [458], Brazil K001062014
    Jan 1, 1974 Spruce, R. [983], Brazil K001062015
    Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [4085], Brazil K000925786
    Jan 1, 1962 Egler, W.A. [46059], Brazil K000925788
    Eiten, G. [4502], Maranhão K000054261
    Smith, L.B. [2120], Brazil K000925783
    Froes, R. [11522], Maranhão K000054255
    Krukoff, B.A. [4572], Brazil K000925785
    Rich, H.H. [767], India K001045680
    Dusén, P. [7978], Brazil K000925782
    Rusby, H.H. [1648], Bolivia K000634170 isosyntype
    Glaziou, A. [12819], Brazil K000925781
    Warming, E. [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. subcymosa K000925931
    Claussen [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. subcymosa K000925930
    Martius [775], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925921
    Martius [775], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925922
    Brooks, R.R. [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925924
    Riedel [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925925
    Riedel [560], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925927
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925926
    Glaziou, A. [15131], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925920
    s.coll. [310], Brazil Mikania scandens var. umbellifera K000925923

    Bibliography

    First published in Nov. Gen. Sp., ed. fol., 4: 105 (1818)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

    Literature

    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
    • 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
    • Giraldo, C., Rodríguez, A., Chamorro, F. J., Obregon, D., Montoya, P., Ramirez, N., . . . Nates-Parra, G. (2011). Guía ilustrada de polen y plantas nativas visitadas por abejas: Cundinamarca, Boyacá, Santander, Sucre, Atlántico y Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    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 2020. 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 2020. 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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    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/