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This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Venezuela. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and genitourinary system disorders and as an ornamental plant.

[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. 2200 - 4000 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2200 - 4000 m.
Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

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[UPB]
Ornamentals
Flowers used for ornamental purposes (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Genitourinary System Disorders
Used as a diuretic (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Colombia, Venezuela

Spanish
Chupahuevos de tejados, chupahuevo, chupahuevos, conchita.

Echeveria bicolor (Kunth) E.Walther appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 3, 1957 Pittier, H. [5932], Venezuela K000486307 isotype
Gruber, R., Venezuela 55794.000
Spruce, R. [5463], Ecuador K000006128 Unknown type material
Spruce, R. [5463], Ecuador K000006129 Unknown type material
illegible [s.n.] Echeveria subspicata K000486304 Unknown type material
Simmons, J. [282], Venezuela Echeveria venezuelensis 39314.000

First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 7: 39 (1935)

Accepted by

  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Literature

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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