Espeletia × garcibarrigae Cuatrec.

First published in Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 3: 426 (1940)
This hybrid is accepted
The native range of this hybrid is Colombia. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the montane tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Descriptions

Distribution
Endemic to Colombia.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Frailejón
[UPFC]

Uses

Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
[UPFC]

Sources

  • 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