1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Pterocaulon Elliott
      1. Pterocaulon alopecuroides (Lam.) DC.

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

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Habit
    Herb.
    Ecology
    Alt. 280 - 2620 m.
    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. 280 - 2620 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Pterocaulon alopecuroides (Lam.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2006 Harley, R.M. [22098], Bahia K000053145
    Jan 1, 2006 Hind, D.J.N. [33], Bahia K000053144
    Jan 1, 2006 Ganev, W. [2753], Bahia K000053142
    Jan 1, 2006 King, R.M. [8690], Bahia K000053143
    Nov 1, 1998 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3338], Bahia K000053137
    Jan 1, 1997 Schomburgk [1033B], Guyana K000677548
    Sep 1, 1993 Stannard, B. [H51574], Bahia K000053133
    Sep 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50448], Bahia K000053134
    Sep 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50448], Bahia K000053136
    Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [4488], Peru K000200633
    Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [4488], Peru K000200634
    Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [4488], Peru K000200635
    Apr 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [1325], Bahia K000053138
    Mori, S.A. [13284], Bahia K000053135
    Schomburgk [709] K000221901 holotype
    Schomburgk [709], Guyana K000677547 Unknown type material
    Cavalcanti, T.B. [1247], Brazil K001107754
    Cavalcanti, T.B. [1247], Brazil K001107755
    Irwin, H.S. [30730], Bahia K000053141
    Irwin, H.S. [21082], Brazil K001107756
    Eiten, G. [2566], Brazil K001107768
    Salzmann, P. [7], Bahia K000053139 isosyntype
    Salzmann, P. [7], Bahia K000053140 isosyntype
    Castellanos, A. [23837], Brazil K001107762
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001107758
    Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001107751
    Holton, I.F. [24], Colombia K000221900
    Mueller, F. [255], Brazil K001107765
    Dusén, P. [8258], Brazil K001107760
    Tessmann, G. [6141], Brazil K001107761
    Hoehne, W. [2021], Brazil K001107766
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001107748
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001107749
    Sellow [499], Brazil K001107750
    Sellow [542], Brazil K001107752
    Tweedie, J. [s.n.] K001107764
    Pires, J.M. [52267], Brazil K001107753
    [Hermann] [767], Rio de Janeiro K000221902
    Mexia, Y. [4472], Brazil K001107757
    Glaziou, A. [5916], Brazil K001107763
    Leitão Filho, H.F. [10171], Brazil K001107767
    Wasum, R. [1033], Brazil K001107745
    s.coll. [271], Brazil K001107743
    s.coll. [272], Brazil K001107746
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001107747
    Tweedie [s.n.], Argentina K001107759

    First published in Prodr. 5: 454 (1836)

    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.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

    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.or
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

    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 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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