Espeletia perijaensis Cuatrec.

First published in Phytologia 38: 17 (1977)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Colombia to Venezuela (Zulia). It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the montane tropical biome.

Descriptions

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 2700–3400 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Cesar, La Guajira, Magdalena.
Habit
Herb, Shrub.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): EN B1ab(ii,iii). National Red List of Colombia (2021): EN B1ab(ii,iii).
[UPFC]

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. 2700 - 3400 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, arbusto
Conservation
En Peligro Crítico
[CPLC]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
frailejón
[UNAL]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/134497145/134650460

Conservation
EN - endangered
[IUCN]

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0