Ayapana

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Ayapana
Ayapanatriplinervis.jpg
A. triplinervis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Eupatorieae
Genus: Ayapana
Spach

Ayapana is a genus of perennial herbs in the sunflower family.[1][2][3]

The species of Ayapana at times been classified in the genus Eupatorium. The leaves, at least of Ayapana triplinervis, are commonly used medicinally.

Species

Ayapana is native to South America, Central America, and the West Indies.[4]

  1. Ayapana amygdalina (Lam.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Trinidad, Central + South America
  2. Ayapana ecuadorensis R.M.King & H.Rob. - Ecuador
  3. Ayapana elata (Steetz) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Peru, Panama, Costa Rica
  4. Ayapana haughtii R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
  5. Ayapana herrerae R.M.King & H.Rob. - Panama
  6. Ayapana hylophila (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
  7. Ayapana jaramillii R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
  8. Ayapana lanceolata R.M.King & H.Rob. - Bolivia, Peru, Pará
  9. Ayapana lopez-palaciosii V.M.Badillo - Venezuela
  10. Ayapana ornithophora (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
  11. Ayapana pilluanensis (Hieron.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Venezuela, Peru
  12. Ayapana robinsonii S.Díaz - Colombia
  13. Ayapana stenolepis (Steetz) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia, Panama, Bolivia
  14. Ayapana tovarensis (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Venezuela
  15. Ayapana trinitensis (Kuntze) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Venezuela, Colombia, Trinidad
  16. Ayapana triplinervis (Vahl) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles, Trinidad, French Guiana, Ecuador, northern Brazil (Amapá, Amazonas, Pará)
  17. Ayapana turbacensis (Hieron.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia, Ecuador

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spach, Édouard. 1841. Histoire Naturelle des Végétaux. Phanérogames 10: 290-291 in French
  2. ^ Tropicos, Ayapana Spach
  3. ^ Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Thomas Brendler (2003). Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Indian Ocean Islands. p. 135. ISBN 978-3-88763-094-2. 
  4. ^ Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist [permanent dead link]

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