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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America. It is used to treat infection, has environmental uses, as animal food and boundry barrier support and for firewood.
Clethra fimbriata Kunth

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Azafrán, Manzano

[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. 1830 - 3700 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1830 - 3700 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.

[UPB]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Animal Food
Aerial parts eaten by animals (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Environmental Boundary Barrier Support Plants
Live plant (in situ) - Used for barriers (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Environmental Other Environmental Uses
Live plant (in situ) - Used for conservation of water resources (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Fuel Fuelwood
Used for fuelwood (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Wood
Used for carpentry (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Infections & Infestations
Bark - Used in the treatment of fever (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Spanish
Manzano, azafrán.

Clethra fimbriata Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1964 Linden, I. [1321], Colombia K000537170 isotype
Jan 1, 1964 Hartweg [s.n.], Ecuador K000537169 holotype

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 290 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Florez-Cárdenas, G., Núñez-Izquierdo, O. L., Núñez-Izquierdo, M. M., Ramírez-Mesa, M., & Zusunaga-Quintana, J. A. (2010). 100 Plantas útiles del páramo del Rabanal: Guía para comunidades rurales. Bogotá: Instituto Alexander von Humboldt - CAR - Corpoboyac

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Zusunaga, J., Ramírez, M., Flórez, G., Núñez, O., Núñez, M., & Ramírez, L. (2011). 100 plantas útiles del páramo Rabanal (1ra ed.). Instituto Alexander von Humboldt, CAR, CORPOBOYACA, CORPOCHIVOR.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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 2021. 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 2021. 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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/