Espeletia arbelaezii Cuatrec.

First published in Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 3: 247 (1940)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Colombia (Boyacá). It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the montane tropical biome. It is has environmental uses.

Descriptions

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/134493163/134650300

Conservation
VU - vulnerable
[IUCN]

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
Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 3000 - 3300 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, arbusto
Conservation
En Peligro
[CPLC]

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 3000–3300 m a.s.l. Endemic to Colombia. Colombian departments: Boyacá.
Habit
Herb, Shrub.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): VU B1ab(iii). National Red List of Colombia (2021): VU B1ab(iii).
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, native grassland, desert, artificial - terrestrial.
[UPFC]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Endemic from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Alt. 3300 - 3000 m.
[UPB]

Uses

Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
[UPFC]

Use Environmental Other Environmental Uses
Live plant (in situ) - Ecological importance (Galvis & Morales 2010).
[UPB]

Common Names

Spanish
Frailejón de Pérez-Arbeláez.

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/