Mutisia acuminata

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Mutisia acuminata var. acuminata


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Mutisioideae
Tribus: Mutisieae
Genus: Mutisia
Sectio: M. sect. Mutisia
Species: Mutisia acuminata
Varietas: M. a. var. bicolor – M. a. var. hirsuta – M. a. var. paucijuga


  • Mutisia acuminata Ruiz & Pav., Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. Chil. 1: 192. 1798.
    • Type/s: Habitat in umbrosis et praeruptis Provinciarum Tarmae, Huarocher et Caxatambo ad Cheuchin vicum. Floret Majo ad Augustum. Cabrera (1965: 57) cited the holotype as Ceuchin 1779 mayo in MA, and a possible isotype in BM (Ex Per. Ruiz et Pav n.). The holotype appears as the first image marked as A6 on the microfiche sheet 294 of the Ruiz & Pavn herbarium; the second image A6 appears to be a duplicate of the first, and the third image a continuation of the profuse notes on this plant.


  • Mutisia candolleana Fielding & Gardner
  • Mutisia peduncularis Cav.
  • Mutisia petiolulata DC. ex Wedd.
  • Mutisia viciifolia Cav.
  • Mutisia viciifolia var. candolleana (Gardn. & Field) Wedd.
  • Mutisia viciifolia f. intermedia Cuatrec.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional:Western South America
      • Peru, Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Oruro, Potos, Tarija)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Chinchercoma
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