Pseudelephantopus spicatus (Juss. ex Aubl.) C.F.Baker

First published in Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 12(5): 55 (1902)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Tropical America. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, China Southeast, Fiji, Florida, Guinea, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Malaya, Marianas, Marquesas, Niue, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Florence, J. & Hallé, N. (1986). Suite du catalogue des plantes a fleurs et Fougères des iles Australes. Rapa: 151-158. Direction des centres d'expérimentations nucléaires. Service mixte de contrôle biologique.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Whistler, W.A. (2022). Flora of Samoa Flowering Plants: 1-930. National Tropical Botanicl Garden. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • 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

  • Florence, J. & Hallé, N. (1986). Suite du catalogue des plantes a fleurs et Fougères des iles Australes. Rapa: 151-158. Direction des centres d'expérimentations nucléaires. Service mixte de contrôle biologique.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sachet, M.-H. (1969). List of vascular flora of Rangiroa. Atoll Research Bulletin 125: 33-44.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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/
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • 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/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2001 Fendler, A. [203] Panama Elephantopus spicatus K001790119 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Wright, C. [281] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539138 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Greenwood, W. [1132] Fiji Elephantopus spicatus K001790107 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 S.coll. [395] Elephantopus spicatus K002539370 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Beechey [s.n.] Mexico Elephantopus spicatus K002539152 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 D[ickens] [s.n.] Jamaica Elephantopus spicatus K001790118 Yes
Jan 1, 2001 Hayes, S. [526] Panama Elephantopus spicatus K001770181 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Jameson, V.W. [360] Elephantopus spicatus K001790121 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Besch[erelle], E. [s.n.] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Elephantopus spicatus K002539132 Yes
Schomburgk, R. [s.n.] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539149 Yes
Hooker; Purdie [s.n.] Jamaica Elephantopus spicatus K002539153 Yes
Valeur, E.J. [821] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539145 Yes
Eggers, B. [150] Elephantopus spicatus K002539131 Yes
Plée, A. [s.n.] Martinique Elephantopus spicatus K002539155 Yes
s.coll. [19] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539146 Yes
de Schach, B.; Eggers [5954] Trinidad and Tobago Elephantopus spicatus K002539161 Yes
Hawkes, J.G.; Hjerting, J.P.; Lester, R.N. [2233] Jamaica Elephantopus spicatus K002539151 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guadeloupe Elephantopus spicatus K002539150 Yes
Forster [s.n.] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539137 Yes
Fishlock, N.C. [T336] Elephantopus spicatus K002539134 Yes
Curtiss, A.H. [225] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539140 Yes
s.coll. [77] Trinidad and Tobago Elephantopus spicatus K002539160 Yes
s.coll. [25] Elephantopus spicatus K002539135 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Jamaica Elephantopus spicatus K002539154 Yes
[Roted] [13] Virgin Islands Elephantopus spicatus K002539158 Yes
Imary [155] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539147 Yes
Van Hermann, H.A. [473] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539142 Yes
Eggers [4731] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539136 Yes
Combs, R. [660] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539139 Yes
Van Hermann, H.A. [474] Cuba Elephantopus spicatus K002539141 Yes
Valeur, E.J. [821] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539144 Yes
[L. Hakn] [382] Martinique Elephantopus spicatus K001734460 Yes
[Rorted] [14] Virgin Islands Elephantopus spicatus K002539159 Yes
Sintenis, P. [5834] Elephantopus spicatus K002539157 Yes
s.coll. [19] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539148 Yes
Ekman, E.L. [H7609] Haiti Elephantopus spicatus K002539156 Yes
Fuertes, P.M. [829] Elephantopus spicatus K002539133 Yes
Campbell, W. [s.n.] Dominica Elephantopus spicatus K002539143 Yes
Linden, de J. [1176] Mexico Distreptus spicatus K001790258 Yes

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