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  1. Family: Araliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Oreopanax Decne. & Planch.
      1. Oreopanax bogotensis Cuatrec.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Ecuador and NW. Venezuela. It is used as animal food, a firebreak, an ornamental plant and food for bees and for revegetation.

    [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. 2050 - 4117 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 2050 - 4117 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Bees
    Bees visit the plants (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Animal Food
    Eaten by animals (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Firebreaks
    Used in firebreaks (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Ornamentals
    Live plant (in situ) - Ornamental (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Revegetation
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for ecological restoration (Giraldo et al. 2011).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Used for cabinet making (Giraldo et al. 2011).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Higuerón.

    Other Data

    Oreopanax bogotensis Cuatrec. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 8: 310 (1951)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Frodin, D.G. & Govaerts, R. (2003 publ. 2004). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae: 1-444. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • Giraldo, C., Rodríguez, A., Chamorro, F. J., Obregon, D., Montoya, P., Ramirez, N., . . . Nates-Parra, G. (2011). Guía ilustrada de polen y plantas nativas visitadas por abejas: Cundinamarca, Boyacá, Santander, Sucre, Atlántico y Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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/