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

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 49 - 1700 m.
Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[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. 49 - 1700 m.; Andes, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Habit
Annual herb 10–100 cm high; stems erect, scrambling or sometimes decumbent, green or reddish, glabrous or pilose.
Leaves
Leaves lanceolate, narrowly ovate or ovate, 1–8.5 cm long, 0.3–3 cm wide, base attenuate, margins sinuate to dentate, apex acute to acuminate, glabrous to sparsely pilose; petiole 2–32 mm long, narrowly winged.
Capitulum
Capitula solitary, radiate, 4–6 mm in diameter, 6–8 mm long, on stalks 1–6 cm long; involucre 2–4 mm long, of 1 series of green phyllaries.
Florets
Ray florets 4–7, pale yellow, 1.8–3.6 mm long, the ray 0.9–2.2 mm long. Disc florets many, yellow to orange-yellow, 1–1.6 mm long.
Ray
Ray florets 4–7, pale yellow, 1.8–3.6 mm long, the ray 0.9–2.2 mm long.
Disc
Disc florets many, yellow to orange-yellow, 1–1.6 mm long.
Fruits
Achenes 1.2–1.8 mm long, ciliate; pappus of 2–4 bristles 0.1–0.7 mm long.
Habitat
Damp ground in the moist forest zone, swampy sites, grassland near rivers, a weed of rice fields; 0–1200 m
Distribution
K7 T3 T4 T6 T7 T8 pantropical weed

[FWTA]

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

Habit
An annual herb a few inches to nearly 1 ft. high with erect branches
Florets
Disk-florets yellow and ray-florets pale yellow or white
Ecology
In swampy or low-lying ground.

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[UPB]
Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Chad, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Fiji, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Malaya, Marshall Is., Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2225], Piauí K000054452
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3865], Brazil K000895363
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [509], Brazil K000895364
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [70], Brazil K000895365
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [5520], Brazil K000895366
Nov 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2225], Piauí K000054451
Nov 1, 2012 Jameson, W. [215], Ecuador K001067907
Nov 1, 2012 Coulter, T. [323], Mexico K001067906
Nov 1, 2012 Salzman, P. [45], Bahia K001067905 isotype
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1812], Brazil K000955716
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [7956-2], Brazil K000955717
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [7920], Brazil K000955718
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [6928], Brazil K000955719
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1483], Brazil K000955720
Mar 1, 1998 Harley, R.M. [28244], Bahia K000053586
Dec 1, 1995 Nascimento, M.S.B. [15], Piauí K000054450
Apr 1, 1993 Noblick, L.R. [4159], Bahia K000053585
Jan 1, 1992 Hatschbach, G. [57014], Bahia K000053584
Dec 1, 1982 Salzmann, P. [45], Bahia K000053590 isotype
Jan 1, 1982 Gardner, G. [1746], Ceará K000054447
Jan 1, 1982 Gardner, G. [1746], Ceará K000054448
Harley, R.M. [21631], Bahia K000053587
Harley, R.M. [21979], Bahia K000053588
Harley, R.M. [15505], Bahia K000053589
Harley, R.M. [25216], Brazil K001031276
Harley, R.M. [25216], Brazil K001031277
Harley, R.M. [54812], Brazil K001031883
Harley, R.M. [54844], Brazil K001031884
Oliveira, R.P. [527], Brazil K001031882
Bolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000054449
Smith, L.B. [6711], Brazil K001031278
Riedel [547], Brazil K001031287
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001031288
Harris [s.n.], Mexico K001031284
Hook [s.n.], Brazil K000895367
Gillivray, J.M. [262], Brazil K001031280
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001031282
Endres [51], Costa Rica K001031286
Glaziou, A. [12795], Brazil K001031279
s.coll. [[C]12], Brazil K001031283
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001031285
Glaziou [5920], Brazil K001031281

First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 24: 331 (1822)

Accepted by

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Balkrishna, A. & al. (2018). New plant records to the flora of Haryana Indian Journal of Forestry 41: 117-127.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • 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.
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Balkrishna, A. & al. (2018). New plant records to the flora of Haryana Indian Journal of Forestry 41: 117-127.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Lisowski, Asterac. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 232, t. 51 (1991).
  • R.K.Jansen in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8: 55, map (1985).
  • Cass., Dict. Sci, Nat. 24: 331 (1822).

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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