1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cinchona L.
      1. Cinchona pubescens Vahl

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to W. South America.

    [FTEA]

    Rubiaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

    Habit
    Leaf-blades more rounded, 9–50 cm. long, 7–35 cm. wide, pubescent to glabrescent beneath.
    Corolla
    Corolla tinged pink or red with tube 1.1–1.4 cm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule elongate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Galápagos, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Southeast, Society Is., St.Helena, Sulawesi

    Cinchona pubescens Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006433
    Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006435
    Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006436
    Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006437
    Jan 1, 2005 Spruce, R. [0bis], Ecuador K000006438
    Jan 1, 1993 unknown [14], Peru K000173423
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000173430 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000173431 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [s.n.], Peru K000173432
    Jan 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006425
    Jan 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006430
    Jan 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006431
    Jan 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006432
    Jan 1, 1993 Peru K000173425
    Jan 1, 1993 Purdie [s.n.], Colombia K000173433
    Jan 1, 1993 Lechter, W. [2347], Peru K000173427 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Weddell, M. H. Alg. [4114], Bolivia K000173422 isolectotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Weddell, M. H. Alg. [4363], Peru K000173435 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K000173424
    Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.] K001092890
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000173429
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000006434
    Purdie [s.n.], Colombia K000173434
    s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K000173426
    s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K000173428
    s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K001092889
    s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K001092887
    s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K001092888
    s.coll. [s.n.], Peru K001092882
    Jan 1, 1993 Mathews [s.n.], Peru Cinchona rugosa K000173404 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 [No details given] [s.n.] Cinchona rugosa K000173403 Unknown type material

    First published in Skr. Naturhist.-Selsk. 1: 19 (1790)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
    • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Borhidi, A. (2006). Rubiáceas de México: 1-512. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
    • Mendoza, H., Ramirez P., B.R. & Jimenez, L.C. (2004). Rubiaceae de Colombia: guia ilustrada de generos: 1-351. Instituto de Investigacion de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.
    • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    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