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  1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Warszewiczia Klotzsch
      1. Warszewiczia coccinea (Vahl) Klotzsch

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Caribbean, S. Nicaragua to S. Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 1900 m.
    Conservation
    Least concern.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub or tree.
    [FTEA]

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

    Diagnostic
    A tree to 7.5 m. with spectacular narrowly thyrsoid inflorescences of scented yellow-orange flowers, many of the calyx-lobes being enlarged into bright crimson leaf-like organs
    [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. 0 - 1900 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Warszewiczia coccinea (Vahl) Klotzsch appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Trail, J.W.H. [382], Brazil K001049975
    Ducke, A. [297], Brazil K001136036
    Plowman, T. [12437], Brazil K001049981
    Plowman, T. [12437], Brazil K001136029
    Zarucchi, J.L. [3105], Brazil K001049982
    Zarucchi, J.L. [3105], Brazil K001049980
    Thomas, W. [5116], Brazil K001136051
    Ule, E. [5975], Brazil K001136035
    Kawasaki, M.L. [293], Brazil K001136040
    Lanna [347], Brazil K001136034
    Amaral, I.L. [35], Brazil K001136028
    Nelson, B.W. [885], Brazil K001136031
    Nelson, B.W. [885], Brazil K001136032
    Ducke [297], Brazil K001136039
    Krukoff, B.A. [1035], Brazil K001049971
    Krukoff, B.A. [4898], Brazil K001049977
    Krukoff, B.A. [4898], Brazil K001049978
    Schomburgk, R.H. [1011], Brazil K001049970
    Teixeira, L.O.A. [816], Brazil K001136050
    Campbell, D.G. [10903], Brazil K001136030
    Daly, D.C. [4279], Brazil K001136045
    Ferreira, C.A.C. [6032], Brazil K001049979
    Ferreira, C.A.C. [7985], Brazil K001136041
    Ferreira, C.A.C. [8055], Brazil K001136043
    Ferreira, C.A.C. [6715], Brazil K001136044
    Prance, G.T. [6183], Brazil K001136046
    Prance, G.T. [5176], Brazil K001136047
    Prance, G.T. [8909], Brazil K001136048
    Prance, G.T. [7203], Brazil K001049967
    Prance, G.T. [7326], Brazil K001049968
    Prance, G.T. [8169], Brazil K001049969
    Prance, G.T. [2751], Brazil K001049973
    Prance, G.T. [11490], Brazil K001136033
    Prance, G.T. [2641], Brazil K001136038
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4988], Brazil K001136049
    Cid Ferreira, C.A. [7985], Brazil K001136042
    [Spruce] [440], Brazil K001049964
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [13938], Brazil K001049966
    Bisby, F. [18059], Brazil K001049976
    Dellome, J. [s.n.], Brazil K001136037
    Spruce [440], Brazil K001049965
    s.coll. [1286], Brazil K001049974
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K001049972
    Haviland, G.D. [1357], Sabah Mussaenda coccinea K000740930
    [Mr Lowe] [s.n.], Borneo Mussaenda coccinea K000740931 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Ber. Bekanntm. Verh. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1853: 497 (1853)

    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.
    • 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.
    • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
    • 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.
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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.or

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    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 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

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0