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This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Ecuador. It is used as animal food.
Bomarea hirsuta

[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. 1900 - 3800 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Trepadora
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1900 - 3800 m.
Conservation
Least concern.
Morphology General Habit
Climbing plant.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

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

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá

Spanish
Puya, cardón.

Bomarea hirsuta (Kunth) Herb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 André [1251], Colombia K000099431 syntype
Mar 1, 1979 Sander [s.n.], Colombia K000099428 holotype
Mar 1, 1979 Kalbreyer [2001], Colombia K000099429 lectotype
Mar 1, 1979 André [1251], Colombia K000099432 Unknown type material
Mar 1, 1979 Lehmann [2430], Colombia K000099433

First published in Amaryllidaceae: 114 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Harling, G. & Neuendorf, M. (2003). Alstroemeriaceae Flora of Ecuador 200: 1-118. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
  • Hofreiter, A. (2008). A revision of Bomarea subgenus Bomarea s.str. section Multiflorae (Alstroemeriaceae) Systematic Botany 33: 661-684.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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

Kew Science Photographs
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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