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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador. It is used as animal food.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 3200 - 3600 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub.

[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. 3200 - 3600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPB]
Use Animal Food Fruits
Infructescences - The fruits are eaten by birds (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Animal Food
Aerial parts eaten by animals (Galvis & Morales 2010).

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador

Spanish
Reventadera lanuda.

Gaultheria lanigera Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1932 Jameson [s.n.] K000442450 holotype

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 1: t. 66 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

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

  • 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
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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/