Taxon: Calea ternifolia Kunth

 
Genus: Calea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 429456
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 4:231[folio]. 1818; 4:294[quarto]. 1820
Name Verified on: 28-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; L Belize NY; CRC MedHerbs ed2, as C. zacatechichi; F NGalicia, as C. zacatechichi)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua

References:

  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Calea ternifolia Kunth :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.