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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Acmella Rich. ex Pers.
      1. Acmella brachyglossa Cass.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Chiapas) to 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. 250 - 2600 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, subarbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 250 - 2600 m.
    Habit
    Herb or shrub.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Synonyms

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Botoncillo hembra.

    Other Data

    Acmella brachyglossa Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3866], Goiás K000895370 Unknown type material
    Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3866], Goiás K000895369 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1983 Gardner, G. [3866], Goiás K000895368 isotype
    Jun 1, 1983 Eggers, H. [14931], Ecuador K000497307 isotype
    Smith, H.H. [513], Colombia K000497308 Unknown type material
    Miers, J. [3220], Brazil K001031291
    Prance, G.T. [30428], Brazil K001031290
    Lombardi, J.A. [2553], Brazil K001031289

    Bibliography

    First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 50: 258 (1827)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • 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

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

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