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  1. Family: Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Echeveria DC.
      1. Echeveria bicolor (Kunth) E.Walther

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Venezuela. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and genitourinary system disorders and as an ornamental plant.

    [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. 2200 - 4000 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 2200 - 4000 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [UPB]
    Ornamentals
    Flowers used for ornamental purposes (Galvis & Morales 2010).
    Genitourinary System Disorders
    Used as a diuretic (Galvis & Morales 2010).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Venezuela

    Synonyms

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Chupahuevos de tejados, chupahuevo, chupahuevos, conchita.

    Other Data

    Echeveria bicolor (Kunth) E.Walther appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 3, 1957 Pittier, H. [5932], Venezuela K000486307 isotype
    Gruber, R., Venezuela 55794.000
    Spruce, R. [5463], Ecuador K000006128 Unknown type material
    Spruce, R. [5463], Ecuador K000006129 Unknown type material
    illegible [s.n.] Echeveria subspicata K000486304 Unknown type material
    Simmons, J. [282], Venezuela Echeveria venezuelensis 39314.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 7: 39 (1935)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • 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
    • 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

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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 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/