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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America. It is has environmental uses, as animal food and for firewood.

[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. 20 - 2450 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 20 - 2450 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Tree.

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[UPB]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Animal Food
Aerial parts eaten by animals (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Environmental Boundary Barrier Support Plants
Live plant (in situ) - Used for barriers (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Environmental Other Environmental Uses
Live plant (in situ) - Protection of water resources (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Environmental Shade Shelter
Live plant (in situ) - Shade for crops (Carvajal et al. 2014).
Use Fuel Fuelwood
Used for fuelwood (Carvajal et al. 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

Spanish
Escobo, quisbón, hojarasco, algodón, palo blanco, carnegallina.

Alchornea glandulosa Poepp. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Groves-Raines, S [130], Bolivia 58724.000
Goudot [1], Colombia K000648396 syntype
Silva, F.C. [1810], Brazil K001206276
Ferreira, C.A.C. [5103], Brazil K001206273
Soares-Silva, L.H. [202], Brazil K001206274
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4584], Brazil K001206277
Cavalcanti, D.C. [273], Brazil K001206275

First published in E.F.Poeppig & S.L.Endlicher, Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 3: 18 (1841)

Accepted by

  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • De S.Secco, R. (2004). Alchorneae (Euphorbiaceae) (Alchornea, Aparisthmium e Conceveiba) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 93: 1-194.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Carvajal, L., Ariza, W., Caro, L., Valero, N. (2014). Especies forestales representativas del Sur Oriente de Boyacá. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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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