Pyrostegia venusta (Ker Gawl.) Miers

First published in Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. London 3: 188 (1863)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Ascension, Dominican Republic, Gambia, Hawaii, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Vanuatu, Venezuelan Antilles

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Da Silva, M.M. & De Queiroz, L.P. (2003). A família Bignoniaceae na região de Catolés, Chapada Diamantia, Bahia, Brasil. Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 3: 3-21.
  • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
  • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Lohmann, L.G. & Taylor, C.M. (2014). A new generic classifiaction of tribe Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99: 348-489.
  • Lohmann, L.G. (2006). Manuscript on a new generic classification of Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae) based on molecular phylogenetic data and morphological synapomorphies.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Kew Species Profiles

  • Herklots, G. (1976). Flowering Tropical Climbers. Dawson, Folkestone & Science History Publications, New York.
  • Mors, W. B., Toledo Rizzini, C. & Alvares Pereira, N. (ed. R. A. DeFilipps) (2000). Medicinal Plants of Brazil. Reference Publications, Algonac, Michigan.
  • Phillips, R. & Rix, M. (1989). Conservatory and Indoor Plants. Pan Books, London.
  • Pool, A. (2008). A review of the genus Pyrostegia (Bignoniaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 95: 495-510.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010). Pyrostegia venusta. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. (2005). Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 51: 1-483.
  • Arbo, M.M. (1999). Bignoniaceae. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 361-374. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae. Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Dubs, B. (1998). Bignoniaceae. The Botany of Mato Grosso 3: 32-38. Betrona Verlag, Küsnacht.
  • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102.
  • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
  • Gentry, A.H. (1977). Bignoniaceae. Flora of Ecuador 7: 1-172. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Gentry, A.H. (1982). Bignoniaceae. Flora de Veracruz 24: 1-222. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Gentry, A.H. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1997). Bignoniaceae. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 3: 403-491. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Lohmann, L.G. & Taylor, C.M. (2014). A new generic classifiaction of tribe Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99: 348-489.
  • Lohmann, L.G. (2006). Manuscript on a new generic classification of Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae) based on molecular phylogenetic data and morphological synapomorphies.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.
  • Standley, P.C. & Williams, L.O. (1974). Bignoniaceae. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(10/3): 153-232. Field Museum of Natural History.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • E. Afr. ed. 4 p. 132, 332, 354 (1957) as Bignonia venusta.
  • T.T.C.L.:72 (1949)

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Rauscher [vil 36], Brazil K000579211 No
Jan 1, 2009 Sales [382], Brazil K000579217 No
Jan 1, 2008 Wood [13440], Bolivia K000542747 No
Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1272], Mato Grosso K000579044 No
Sep 18, 1979 Barbosa, V.P. [648], Brazil K000990628 Yes
May 2, 1966 Lindeman, J.C. [1150], Brazil K000990620 Yes
Jul 19, 1955 Handro, O. [493], Brazil K000990624 Yes
Gardner [1768], Brazil K000990761 Yes
Guedes, T.N. [417], Brazil K000990630 Yes
Miers, J. [3633], Brazil K000990623 Yes
Rambo, B. [47195], Brazil K000990625 Yes
Gentry, A.H. [59177], Brazil K000990762 Yes
Harris [s.n.], Brazil K000990621 Yes
Belém, R.P. [3876], Brazil K000990632 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [30377], Brazil K000990629 Yes
Weir, J. [8], Brazil K000449682 Yes
Blanchet [2563], Bahia K000449680 Yes
Belém, R.P. [1554], Brazil K000990631 Yes
Blanchet [2563], Bahia K000449681 Yes
Luiz [s.n.], Brazil K000990626 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [6310], Brazil K000990622 Yes
Lutz, A. [1364], Brazil K000990627 Yes
Bang, M. [1596], Bolivia Pyrostegia tecomiflora K000449684 Yes
Bang, M. [1510], Bolivia Pyrostegia tecomiflora K000449685 Yes
Jan 1, 1963 Castellanos, A. [23372], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990747 Yes
Jun 18, 1960 Braga, R. [5370], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990753 Yes
Oct 20, 1953 Reitz, R. [1502], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990755 Yes
Mar 9, 1948 Burchell [4923], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990749 Yes
Mar 5, 1948 Sehnem, A. [1627], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990746 Yes
Hassler, E. [3022], Paraguay Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000449683 Yes
Dusén, P. [14121], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990752 Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990748 Yes
Reitz, R. [12815], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990759 Yes
Pohl [1782], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990750 Yes
Reitz, R. [13106], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990758 Yes
Reitz, R. [6846], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990756 Yes
Gardner [543], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990751 Yes
Reitz, R. [12642], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990760 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [6304], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990754 Yes
Reitz, R. [12855], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990757 Yes
Guedes, M.L. [629], Brazil Pyrostegia venusta var. villosa K000990745 Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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    • 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

    • 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 Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0