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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.
Morphology General 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.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[FWTA]

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

Note
A rank-scented weed.
Morphology General Habit
A diffuse shrub with angular pubescent branched stems up to about 8 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets white, mauve or pale blue in heads arranged in sub-umbellate inflorescences at the ends of short branches

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[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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., Assam, 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, West Himalaya

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

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.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • 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.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

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