1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Puya Molina
      1. Puya goudotiana Mez

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Central Colombia. It is has environmental uses and for erosion control.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Endemic from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2760 - 3550 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    [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
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 2760 - 3550 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    Casi Amenazada
    [UPB]
    Erosion Control
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for erosion control (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Other Environmental Uses
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for conservation of water resources (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010). Live plant (in situ) - Used in farming (Galvis & Morales 2010).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Puya, cardón.

    Puya goudotiana Mez appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 488 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    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.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/