1. Family: Rosaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Polylepis Ruiz & Pav.
      1. Polylepis quadrijuga Bitter

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia. It is used for erosion control.

    [CPLC]

    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. 2800 - 4000 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto, arbolito
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Endemic from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2400 - 4000 m.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Erosion Control
    Entire plant - Erosion control (Galvis & Morales 2010).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Entire plant - Used for construction (Galvis & Morales 2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Colorado.

    Polylepis quadrijuga Bitter appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 613 (1911)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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/