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Useful Tropical Plants

Senecio condimentarius

Cabrera

Asteraceae

+ Synonyms

Senecio rhizocephalus A.Gray ex Wedd.

Common Name:

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General Information

Senecio condimentarius is an annual plant
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Senecio condimentarius is a common, relatively widely distributed species, its population is presumed to be stable, it is present in protected areas, and there are no known major threats currently affecting its population. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2019)[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Peru.

Habitat

Grasslands; at elevations from 3,500 - 4,500 metres[
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Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Edibility Rating *  *
HabitAnnual
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

The plant is used as a condiment for soups, known as 'amaƱacay'[
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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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