1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Puya Molina
      1. Puya santosii Cuatrec.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia (Cundinamarca). It is used as animal food.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Endemic from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2800 - 4285 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. 2800 - 4285 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    Casi Amenazada
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Aerial parts eaten by animals (Galvis & Morales 2010).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Puya, cardón.

    Puya santosii Cuatrec. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 4: 160 (1941)

    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
    • 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/