1. Family: Clethraceae Klotzsch
    1. Genus: Clethra L.
      1. Clethra fimbriata Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America. It is used to treat infection, has environmental uses, as animal food and boundry barrier support and for firewood.

    [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. 1830 - 3700 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 1830 - 3700 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Environmental
    Environmental uses (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Animal Food
    Aerial parts eaten by animals (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Boundary Barrier Support Plants
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for barriers (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Other Environmental Uses
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for conservation of water resources (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Fuelwood
    Used for fuelwood (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Used for carpentry (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).
    Infections & Infestations
    Bark - Used in the treatment of fever (Florez-Cárdenas et al. 2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Manzano, azafrán.

    Clethra fimbriata Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1964 Hartweg [s.n.], Ecuador K000537169 holotype
    Jan 1, 1964 Linden, I. [1321], Colombia K000537170 isotype

    First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 290 (1819)

    Accepted by

    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    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
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    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 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/