1. Family: Lythraceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Cuphea P.Browne
      1. Cuphea racemosa (L.f.) Spreng.

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

    [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. 40 - 3000 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, subarbusto
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 40 - 3000 m.
    Habit
    Herb or shrub.
    Conservation
    Least concern.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Galápagos

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Moradita.

    Cuphea racemosa (L.f.) Spreng. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2004 Spruce, R. [6021], Ecuador K000006420
    Dec 1, 2004 Spruce, R. [6021], Ecuador K000006421
    Feb 8, 1990 Gonçalves, L.M.C. [221], Brazil K001073614
    Oct 9, 1989 Mendonça, R.C. [140], Brazil K001073635
    Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [10106], Brazil K001073619
    Jan 1, 1966 Silva, N.T. da [58286], Brazil K001073617
    Harley, R.M. [22053], Brazil K001073620
    Rico, L. [1171], Bolivia K000295013
    Lindeman, J.C. [4389], Brazil K001073615
    Meyer [s.n.], Chile K001073633
    Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001073618
    Salzmann, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001073621
    Lourteig, A. [3239], Brazil K001073613
    Smith, L.B. [10512], Brazil K001073616
    Smith, L.B. [13176], Brazil K001073623
    Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K001073627
    Gardner, G. [883], Brazil K001073624
    Gardner, G. [884], Brazil K001073628
    Mueller, F. [210], Brazil K001073626
    Miers, J. [3342], Brazil K001073630
    Sellow [1646], Brazil K000532992
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000532993
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000532994
    Sellow [374], Brazil K001073632
    Sellow [1381], Brazil K001073634
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [11952], Brazil K001073629
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [10749], Brazil K001073631
    Widgren, J.F. [s.n.], Brazil K001073625
    Swainson, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001073622
    Jul 1, 2009 Giulietti, A.M. [CFCR13571], Brazil Cuphea origanifolia K001074000
    Mar 26, 1955 Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil Cuphea origanifolia K001076001
    Apr 1, 1902 Blanchet, J.S. [s.n.], Brazil Cuphea racemosa var. extratropica K001073645
    Apr 1, 1902 Martius [1284], Brazil Cuphea racemosa var. extratropica K001073644
    Aug 23, 1950 Sellow [372], Brazil Cuphea racemosa var. discolor K001073642
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [8350], Brazil Cuphea racemosa var. discolor K001073643

    First published in Syst. Veg. 2: 455 (1825)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    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 Backbone Distributions
    • Jaramillo Díaz, P. & Guézou, A. (2017). CDF Checklist of Galapagos Vascular Plants - FCD Lista de especies de Plantas Vasculares de Galápagos http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/checklists/vascular-plants/.
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    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 2019. 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 2019. 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
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