1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Senna Mill.
      1. Senna multiglandulosa (Jacq.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico, W. South America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and for food.

    [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 y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1500 - 3700 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Buttercup Bush
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native and cultivated in Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 1500 - 3700 m.
    [UPB]
    Food
    Food (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Peru

    Introduced into:

    Assam, Bangladesh, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, India, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madeira, Malaya, Morocco, Namibia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Victoria, Yemen

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Alcaparro, alcaparro enano, alcaparrito, alcaparro chico.

    Senna multiglandulosa (Jacq.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 Ceron, Carlos E. [18918], Ecuador K001088857
    Jan 1, 2001 Wellington Montenegro [74], Ecuador K001088858
    Nov 1, 1999 Lewis, G.P. [3086], Ecuador K001088853
    Nov 1, 1999 Lewis, G.P. [s.n.], Ecuador K001088854
    Jan 1, 1997 Holguer Lugo, S. [557], Ecuador K001088860
    Jan 1, 1997 Vargas, Homero [219], Ecuador K001088862
    Jan 1, 1996 Asanza, M. [10256], Ecuador K001088861
    Jan 1, 1996 Cornejo, X [1670], Ecuador K001088865
    Jan 1, 1991 Vlastimil, Zak [3535], Ecuador K001088863
    Jan 1, 1991 Vlastimil, Zak [s.n.], Ecuador K001088864
    Jan 1, 1989 Zak, Vlastimil [3026], Ecuador K001088843
    Jan 1, 1988 Neill, David [8020], Ecuador K001088841
    Jan 1, 1979 Luteyn, James L. [6711], Ecuador K001088856
    Hinton, G.B. [13546], Mexico K000119639
    Hinton, G.B. [493], Mexico K000119635
    Hinton, G.B. [4090], Mexico K000119636
    Hinton, G.B. [2877], Mexico K000119637
    Hinton, G.B. [6216], Mexico K000119638
    Dawe, M.T. [220], Colombia K001088834
    Mathews [s.n.] K001088846
    Holm-Nielsen, L. [18988], Ecuador K001088842
    Lehmann, F.C. [935], Colombia K001088869
    Hall [38], Ecuador K001088837
    Spruce, R. [5222], Ecuador K000201095
    Spruce, R. [5222], Ecuador K000201096
    Rusby, H.H. [981], Bolivia K001088907
    Andre, Edouard Francois [1283], Colombia K001088844
    Andre, Edouard Francois [1283], Colombia K001088845
    Andre, Edouard Francois [696], Colombia K001088870
    Philippi [1861] K001088847
    Balslev, H. [62452], Ecuador K001088840
    Iltis, H.H. [527], Peru K001088905
    Robinson, G.W. [s.n.], Chile K001259562
    Robinson, G.W. [s.n.], Chile K001259563
    Jorgensen, P.M. [61207], Ecuador K001088859
    Camp, W. H. [E-1844], Ecuador K001088836
    Mandon, G. [750], Bolivia K001088839
    Triana, J. [224], Colombia K001088833
    Miguel, A. [49], Bolivia K001088906
    Buchtien, Otto [24], Bolivia K001088909
    Sandeman, Christopher [4893], Bolivia K001088908
    s.coll. [738], Ecuador K001088835
    s.coll. [s.n.] K001088838
    s.coll. [295], Colombia K001088848
    Reynel R., Carlos [3229], Peru K001088850
    Asplund, Erik [8056], Ecuador K001088851
    Asplund, Erik [18998], Ecuador K001088855
    Balls, Edward K. [B5820], Ecuador K001088866
    Balls, Edward K. [s.n.], Ecuador K001088867
    Schultes, Richard Evans [7642], Colombia K001088868
    Steinbach, Jose. [9688], Bolivia K001088904
    Cuatrecases [27019], Colombia K001088910
    Robledo, E. [18], Colombia K001088849
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5329] Cassia wightiana K001120583
    Jan 1, 1977 Wallich, N. [5329] Cassia tomentosa K000789199
    Jan 1, 1977 s.coll. [s.n.] Cassia tomentosa K000789198
    unknown [153], South Africa Cassia tomentosa K000417592

    First published in Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 35: 357 (1982)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Gutiérrez, J. & Solano, E. (2014). Afinidades florísticas y fitogeográficas de la vegetación del municipio de San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, México Acta Botanica Mexicana 107: 27-65. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) http://apps.kew.org/sepasalweb/sepaweb 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
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Gutiérrez, J. & Solano, E. (2014). Afinidades florísticas y fitogeográficas de la vegetación del municipio de San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, México Acta Botanica Mexicana 107: 27-65. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
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    • Healy, A. (1985). Standard common names for weeds in New Zealand
    • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

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