1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Mikania Willd.
      1. Mikania guaco Bonpl.

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

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 10 - 3500 m.
    Habit
    Creeper.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    [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. 10 - 3350 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Trepadora
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Guaco morado, capitana, bejuco de culebra, guaco.

    Mikania guaco Bonpl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 Krukoff, B.A. [5697], Brazil K000925754
    Jul 1, 1993 s.coll. [2581], Brazil K001058968
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [1585], Brazil K001062010
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [1725], Brazil K001062013
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [2981], Brazil K001058967
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K001058969
    Jan 1, 1989 Austin, D.F. [7356], Brazil K000925762
    May 1, 1988 Milliken, W. [s.n.], Brazil K000925752
    Jan 1, 1984 Strudwick, J.J. [3380], Brazil K000925753
    Jan 1, 1980 Prance, G.T. [5976], Brazil K000925750
    Jan 1, 1974 Lleras, E. [P17105], Brazil K000925758
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [14059], Brazil K000925757
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [16404], Brazil K000925760
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [9645], Brazil K000925751
    Sep 1, 1962 Pires, J.M. [51498], Brazil K000925761
    Jun 7, 1933 Ule, E. [5678], Brazil K000925756
    Jun 1, 1933 Ule, E. [9889], Brazil K000925759
    Krukoff, B.A. [5197], Brazil K000925755
    Hostmann [885], Surinam K000500014
    Glaziou [9916], Brazil K000925749
    Spruce, R. [179], Brazil K001058970

    First published in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, Pl. Aequinoct. 2: 84 (1811)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
    • Pruski, J.F. (2010). Flora del Río Cenepa, Amazonas, Perú: Asteraceae Bercht. & J. Presl (Compositae Giseke, nom. alt. et cons.) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 114(1): 339-420. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    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
    • 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

    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/