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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Panama to Colombia. It is has environmental uses, as animal food and a medicine and for charcoal.
Quercus humboldtii (Fagaceae)

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Roble

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1400 - 3300 m.
Distribution
Native and cultivated in Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Tree.
Conservation
Vulnerable.

[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 y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1400 - 3300 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
Vulnerable

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Roble

[UPB]
Use Animal Food
Eaten by animals - used in cattle farming (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Environmental Boundary Barrier Support Plants
Used for fence support (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Environmental Other Environmental Uses
Live plant (in situ) - Used for conservation of water resources (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Environmental Revegetation
'Roots' - Used for ecological restoration (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Fuel Charcoal
Used for charcoal (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Materials
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Tannins/Dyestuffs
Bark - Used to produce tannins (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Stems - Used for crafts (Linares 1994).
Use Materials Wood
Used for beams. Used to make utensils (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Digestive System Disorders
Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of liver complaints (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010). Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of diarrhea (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Genitourinary System Disorders
Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of kidney stones (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Injuries
Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of hemorrhages (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Colombia, Panamá

Spanish
Roble, oble blanco, roble negro.

Quercus humboldtii Bonpl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Linden, I. [1325], Colombia Quercus lindenii K000575037 isotype

First published in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, Pl. Aequinoct. 2: 155 (1809)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

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
  • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.
  • 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
  • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • Linares, E. (1994). Inventario preliminar de las plantas utilizadas para elaborar artesanías en Colombia. Vniversitas Scientarium. Vol 2: 1-38

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (2013). Plantas priorizadas para la conservación en la Región del Eje Cafetero. 1006 registros, aportados por: García, H. (Contacto del recurso, Autor), Gallego, J. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Ramos, A. (Proveedor de metadatos, Autor), Duque, C. (Usuario), Sofrony, C. (Autor), Loaiza, E. (Autor), Tapasco, G. (Autor), Restrepo, J. (Autor), Marín, E. (Autor), Bonilla, B. (Autor), Salazar, M. (Autor), Rozo, A. (Autor), Álvarez, L. (Autor), Alzate, N. (Autor), Ramirez, V. (Autor), Ávila, J. (Autor), Vanegas, H. (Autor), Higuera, D. (Autor), Duarte, K. (Autor), Toro, Y. (Autor), Ruiz, D. (Autor), Ospina, N. (Autor), Higuera, D. (Autor), Bedoya, J. (Autor), Valderrama, N. (Autor). Versión 9.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ejecafetero_plantas_2013.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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/
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Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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