Pseudelephantopus spiralis (Less.) Cronquist

First published in Madroño 20: 255 (1970)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical America. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Robinson, H. & Funk, V. (2018). 190(1). Compositae-Vernonieae. Flora of Ecuador 94: 1-128. Gothenburg University.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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 Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

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
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2015). Listado de especies de Productos No Maderables del caribe colombiano. 366 registros, aportados por: Garcia, H. (Contacto del Recurso), López Camacho, R. (Creador del recurso), Espitia Palencia, L. (Proveedor del metadatos). Versión 2.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_bst-caribe_plantae_2015
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2012 Trail, J.W.H. [457] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965377 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Trail, J.W.H. [457] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965378 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Pruski, J.; Campbell, D.; Williams, D.; Rosas, A.; Batista, E.; Santos, J.R.; Derzi, F.B. [3502] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965375 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Maas, P.J.M.; Maas, H. [335] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965379 Yes
Jan 1, 2000 Costa, M.A.S.; Freitas, C.A.A.; Silva, C.F. [272] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965376 Yes
May 14, 1981 Lowe, J. [4096] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965380 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Ule, E. [5154] Brazil Elephantopus spiralis K000965381 Yes
s.coll. [203] Elephantopus spiralis K002539126 Yes
Broadway, W.E. [4084] Trinidad and Tobago Elephantopus spiralis K002539127 Yes
Barnard; Jones; Crane [6] Trinidad and Tobago Elephantopus spiralis K002539125 Yes
Funcke [358] Venezuela Elephantopus spiralis K000497142 Type Yes
Cassini [49] Elephantopus spiralis K002539130 Yes
Broadway [4084] Trinidad and Tobago Elephantopus spiralis K002539129 Yes
Broadway, W.E. [4085] Trinidad and Tobago Elephantopus spiralis K002539128 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • 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 2024. 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 2024. 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
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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