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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Panama to Colombia. It is has environmental uses, as animal food and a medicine and for charcoal.
Quercus humboldtii (Fagaceae)

[UNAL]

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
roble, roble de tierra fría

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1400 - 3300 m.
Distribution
Native and cultivated in Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Tree.
Conservation
Vulnerable.

[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 y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1400 - 3300 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
Vulnerable

[UPB]
Use Animal Food
Eaten by animals - used in cattle farming (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Environmental Boundary Barrier Support Plants
Used for fence support (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Environmental Other Environmental Uses
Live plant (in situ) - Used for conservation of water resources (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Environmental Revegetation
'Roots' - Used for ecological restoration (Galvis & Morales 2010).
Use Fuel Charcoal
Used for charcoal (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Materials
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Tannins/Dyestuffs
Bark - Used to produce tannins (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Stems - Used for crafts (Linares 1994).
Use Materials Wood
Used for beams. Used to make utensils (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Digestive System Disorders
Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of liver complaints (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010). Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of diarrhea (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Genitourinary System Disorders
Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of kidney stones (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Injuries
Bark - Used in infusions for the treatment of hemorrhages (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Colombia, Panamá

Spanish
Roble, oble blanco, roble negro.

Quercus humboldtii Bonpl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Linden, I. [1325], Colombia Quercus lindenii K000575037 isotype

First published in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, Pl. Aequinoct. 2: 155 (1809)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

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

  • 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.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
  • Linares, E. (1994). Inventario preliminar de las plantas utilizadas para elaborar artesanías en Colombia. Vniversitas Scientarium. Vol 2: 1-38

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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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

Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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