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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Chromolaena DC.
      1. Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 5 - 2430 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [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. 5 - 2430 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Note
    A rank-scented weed.
    Habit
    A diffuse shrub with angular pubescent branched stems up to about 8 ft. high
    Florets
    Florets white, mauve or pale blue in heads arranged in sub-umbellate inflorescences at the ends of short branches
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Benin, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Gabon, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Malaya, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Philippines, Queensland, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2015 Hassler, E. [11859], Paraguay K001089826 isotype
    Apr 1, 2013 Prance, G.T. [9892], Brazil K000940191
    Jun 1, 2009 Ismail [29], Malaysia K000610776
    Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C. [1427], Mato Grosso K000579641
    Jan 1, 2009 Phoon, S.N. [FRI 53202], Peninsular Malaysia K000575519
    Jul 1, 2001 Lane, P. [276], Cameroon K000108768
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8977], Cameroon K000108769
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1557], Cameroon K000108642
    Jul 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [169], Cameroon K000108641
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [230], Brazil K001058963
    Feb 1, 1992 Hind, D.J.N. [35], Bahia K000069574
    Feb 1, 1992 Hind, D.J.N. [35], Bahia K000069575
    May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25177], Brazil K000940190
    Mar 28, 1989 Hoehne, W. [1633], Brazil K000940189
    Jan 1, 1987 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4870], Brazil K000940194
    Jan 1, 1979 Araujo, D. [1187], Brazil K000940188
    Harley, R.M. [22009], Bahia K000069577
    Hunt, D.R. [6029], Brazil K000940193
    Hatschbach, G. [56994], Bahia K000069576
    Tweedie [s.n.], Buenos Aires K000486876
    Mori, S.A. [13943], Bahia K000069578
    Mori, S.A. [14427], Bahia K000069581
    King, R.M. [8053], Bahia K000069579
    Ule, E. [9902], Brazil K000940195
    Luschnath [s.n.], Bahia K000069580
    Luschnath [s.n.], Bahia K000069582
    Glocker [57], Bahia K000069585
    Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000069584
    Wright, C. [294], Cuba K000486839
    Salzmann, P. [14], Brazil K000069583
    Salzmann, P. [14], Brazil K000069586
    Archer, W.A. [7804], Brazil K000940192
    Dusén, P. [14683], Brazil K000940187
    André, E.F. [K1166], Colombia K000486899
    Lorentz, P.G. [202], Tucumán K000486877
    March [1192], Jamaica K000486838
    Pires, J.M. [s.n.], Brazil K000940196
    Allen, C.K. [2705], Brazil K000940197
    Traill, J.W.H. [461], Brazil K000940198
    Lehmann, F.C. [7953], Colombia Chromolaena barranquillensis K000486768

    Bibliography

    First published in Phytologia 20: 204 (1970)

    Accepted by

    • Christ, A.L. & Ritter, M.R. (2019). A taxonomic study of Praxelinae (Asteraceae-Eupatorieae) in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Phytotaxa 393: 141-197.
    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

    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.org

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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.
    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

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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