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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Guatemala, S. Caribbean to N. Venezuela. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses, as boundry barrier support and for food.
Stenocereus griseus (Haw.) Buxb.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 1200 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.
Vernacular
Yasu.

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
canelón, cardón, cardón de arenales, cardón guajiro, cardón real, yotojoro, yotójoro, yasu

[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 - 1200 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Environmental Boundary Barrier Support Plants
Live plant (in situ) - Used to make live fences (Romero Castañeda 1961).
Use Food
Infructescences - Edible fruit (Romero Castañeda 1961).
Use Materials
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Aruba, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Spanish
Candelabro, cardón, penco, pitahaya, cardón guajiro.

Stenocereus griseus (Haw.) Buxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Taylor [585], Venezuela K000250825
Taylor [624], Venezuela K000250826
Hunt in Taylor [588], Venezuela K000250034
Bunting [5090], Venezuela K000250033
Bunting [5090], Venezuela K000250032
Williams [10736], Venezuela K000250037
Plowman [3731], Colombia K000250031
Gaumer [23259], Mexico K000062767
Agostini et al [113], Venezuela K000250035
Williams [10740], Venezuela K000250036
Plowman [3731], Colombia K000250827

First published in Bot. Stud. 12: 100 (1961)

Accepted by

  • Carbonó-Delahoz, E., Barros-Barraza, A. & Jiménez-Vergara, J. (2013). Cactaceae de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 37: 177-187.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2012). Arnoldo's Zakflora, ed. 4: 1-318. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Bernal, R., Galeano, G., Rodríguez, A., Sarmiento, H. & Gutiérrez, M. (2017). Nombres comunes de las plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/
  • 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
  • Romero Castañeda, R. (1961). Plantas útiles de Colombia. Volumen I. San Juan Eudes, Bogotá.
  • Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) http://apps.kew.org/sepasalweb/sepaweb in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2012). Arnoldo's Zakflora, ed. 4: 1-318. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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