1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio formosus Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to W. Bolivia and NW. Venezuela. It is used to treat inflammation and 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. 1025 - 4500 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, subarbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Habit
    Herb.
    Ecology
    Alt. 1025 - 4500 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Inflammation
    Used in poultices (Galvis & Morales 2010).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Árnica colombiana, árnica, sueldaconsuelda, arnica de flor morada, árnica de Bogotá, árnica falsa, árnica de monte, árnica de páramo, árnica de la tierra, falsa árnica, suelda consuelda, tabacón, tabaquillo, extraña de páramo, tabacote.

    Senecio formosus Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Moritz [1400], Venezuela K000497836
    Linden, I. [613], Venezuela K000497835

    First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(16): 138 (ed. fol.) (1818)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.

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