1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Genus: Castilleja Mutis ex L.f.
      1. Castilleja fissifolia L.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela to W. South America. It is used as animal food and an ornamental plant.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2225 - 4300 m.
    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 2225 - 4300 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 4200 - 4500 m.; Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Roots
    'Roots' - Eaten by animals (Galvis & Morales 2010). Eaten by birds (Galvis & Morales 2010).
    Ornamentals
    Flowers - Ornamental (Galvis & Morales 2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Venadillo, guarguerón.

    Castilleja fissifolia L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2006 Linden [16], Venezuela Castilleja divaricata K000097444 isotype
    Jan 1, 2006 Linden, I. [16], Venezuela Castilleja divaricata K000097445 holotype
    Jan 1, 2006 Linden, I. [380], Venezuela Castilleja divaricata K000097446 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2006 Purdie [s.n.] Castilleja divaricata K000097439 holotype
    Jan 1, 2006 Hartweg [1287], Ecuador Castilleja stricta K000097440 holotype
    Jan 1, 2006 Hartweg [1287], Ecuador Castilleja stricta K000097443 isotype
    Castilleja stricta K000097441
    McLean [s.n.], Peru Castilleja stricta K000097442

    First published in Suppl. Pl.: 293 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    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
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew 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/