1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Acanthospermum Schrank
      1. Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Caribbean to S. Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [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. 950 - 1800 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Subarbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 950 - 1800 m.
    Habit
    Subshrub.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    An erect annual weed, about 1 ft. high
    Flowers
    Yellow flowers.
    [UPB]
    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, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Arkansas, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Louisiana, Malaya, Masachusettes, Mississippi, Mozambique, New South Wales, New York, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Queensland, South Carolina, Swaziland, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Cáncer de loma, yerba del cáncer, tapecue.

    Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2012 Burchell, J. [1349], Brazil K000955663
    Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3297], Goiás K000895494
    Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3297], Goiás K000895493
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1090], Brazil K000955661
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [6589], Brazil K000955664
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [8553], Brazil K000955665
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1173], Brazil K000955666
    Feb 1, 2002 Gardner, G. [2902], Bahia K000054549
    Nov 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD4121], Bahia K000053280
    Oct 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3791], Bahia K000053275
    Jun 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3237], Bahia K000053279
    Oct 1, 1993 Noblick, L.R. [2695], Bahia K000053284
    Aug 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [2599], Bahia K000053286
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K001058999
    Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50003], Bahia K000053283
    May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25345], Bahia K000053276
    May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [27104], Bahia K000053287
    Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S. [10353], Bahia K000053278
    Jul 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [13953], Cameroon K000052278
    Bahia K000053282
    Harley, R.M. [22719], Bahia K000053277
    Harley, R.M. [25181], Brazil K001031722
    Harley, R.M. [55181], Brazil K001031735
    Harley, R.M. [54582], Brazil K001031737
    Hunt, D.R. [5437], Brazil K001031746
    Philcox, D. [3215], Brazil K001031754
    Trail, J.W.H. [477], Brazil K001031725
    Trail, J.W.H. [476], Brazil K001031726
    Trail, J.W.H. [477], Brazil K001031749
    Rico, L. [1401], Bolivia K000295492
    Pereira, E. [10274], Brazil K001031753
    Ratter, J.A. [4261], Brazil K001031716
    Irwin, H.S. [9541], Brazil K001031717
    Irwin, H.S. [13450], Brazil K001031719
    Irwin, H.S. [26135], Brazil K001031748
    King, R.M. [8187], Brazil K001031715
    Anderson, W.R. [10335], Brazil K001031720
    Salzmann, P. [38], Bahia K000053274
    Smith, L.B. [1591], Brazil K001031741
    Nelson, B.W. [1121], Brazil K001031728
    Fonseca, M.L. [2514], Brazil K001031718
    Riedel [436], Brazil K001031708
    Mueller, F. [362], Brazil K001031734
    Blanchet, J.S. [s.n.], Bahia K000053285
    Poiteau [s.n.], French Guiana K000502118
    Lowe, J. [3939], Brazil K001031713
    Lowe, J. [371], Brazil K001031714
    Gaudichaud [s.n.], Rio de Janeiro K000502117
    Gillivray, J.M. [317], Brazil K001031744
    Fosberg, F.R. [43327], Brazil K001031738
    Pires, J.M. [52249], Brazil K001031711
    Carneiro-Torres, D.S. [667], Brazil K001031721
    Campbell, D.G. [22164], Brazil K001031755
    Saltzman, P. [38], Bahia K000053281
    Lasseigne, A. [22593], Brazil K001031752
    Prance, G.T. [P/25869], Brazil K001031727
    Prance, G.T. [10901], Brazil K001031733
    Prance, G.T. [11169], Brazil K001031739
    Prance, G.T. [14379], Brazil K001031740
    Hill, S.R. [12787], Brazil K001031712
    Rambo, B. [47051], Brazil K001031731
    Rambo, B. [46665], Brazil K001031732
    Rambo, B. [46871], Brazil K001031750
    Rambo, B. [46689], Brazil K001031751
    Strudwick, J.J. [4143], Brazil K001031729
    Carvalho, P.D. [326], Brazil K001031736
    Glaziou, A. [5919], Brazil K001031730
    Glaziou, A. [13999], Brazil K001031743
    Glaziou, A. [21594], Brazil K001031745
    Boog, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001031709
    Vaughan, J.G. [37], Brazil K001031747
    s.coll. [583], Brazil K001031706
    s.coll. [583], Brazil K001031707
    s.coll. [s.n.], France K001031710
    Burchell [4085], Brazil K000955662
    Glaziou [13999], Brazil K001031742
    Spruce, R. [1215], Brazil K001062028
    Spruce, R. [3865], Peru K001062029
    Trinte, Z.A. [705], Brazil K001031723
    Windgren [182], Brazil K001031724

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 303 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee in Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae Flora of North America North of Mexico 21: 1-616. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Flora of China Editorial Committee in Flora of China Editorial Committee (1988-2013). Checklist & Addendum Flora of China Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew's Economic Botany collection 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
    • 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.

    Sources

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

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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 2019. 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 2019. 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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