Espeletia argentea 1, × 1,; KB. 0 references. taxon name. Espeletia argentea. taxon author · Aimé Bonpland · year of taxon name publication. Espeletia argentea is a species of plants with 41 observations. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Espeletia (family Compositae). The record Espeletia argentea f. phaneractis () Cuatrec .

Author: Yozshuran Bramuro
Country: Saint Lucia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 20 August 2016
Pages: 244
PDF File Size: 10.19 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.63 Mb
ISBN: 146-3-52446-296-4
Downloads: 54588
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mikajinn

Espeletia praesidentis Diazgranados Espeletia pycnophylla Cuatrec.

Espeletia argentea Humb. & Bonpl.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The trunk is thick, with succulent hairy leaves disposed in a dense spiral pattern. Two of these Espeletiopsis angustifolia Cuatrec.

Seven species have distributions of — km 2six species are distributed in areas of less than 20 km 2and six species are known from less than seven collections, including two with espeletiaa the type collection Diazgranados a ; b. Mauricio Diazgranados 1 Dept. Articles from PhytoKeys are provided here courtesy of Pensoft Publishers.

Additional duplicates will be distributed to other herbaria, including US and Espelehia. A acaulescent sessile habit B lateral view of a section of the capitulescence, showing the long peduncles of the capitula C rosette from the top D capitulescence spreading and rosette M. Distribution map showing collections for Espeletiopsis diazii red circlesEspeletiopsis santanderensis blue squares and Espeletiopsis caldasii green triangles.


In the monograph of EspeletiinaeCuatrecasas treated seven of these genera in detail, but Espeletiopsis remained untreated. Excluding reproductive parts, rosette 20—30 —50 cm tall. We also thank the editor and reviewers for eespeletia comments.

Espeletia argentea – Wikidata

Retrieved from ” https: According to CuatrecasasEspeletiopsis represents a derived line of evolution within Espeletiinaebeing mainly adapted to lower elevations. Cypselae oblong, triangular, 2. Species of Espeletiopsis have not been studied thoroughly. Received Oct 4; Accepted Dec Ann Naturhist Mus Wien Leaf sheaths narrowly-oblong, 2.

Espeletiacommonly known as ‘frailejones’, espeldtia a genus of perennial subshrubs, in the sunflower family.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Espeletia argentea subsp. phaneractis

The Espeletia is well known for contributing to the world in water sustainability by capturing water vapor from passing clouds in its spongy trunk and releasing it through the roots into the soil [ citation needed ]thus helping to create vast high-altitude subterranean water deposits and lakes that will eventually form rivers. Libanothamnus Ernst Tamania Cuatrec. Pollen yellow when fresh, tricolporate, Fertile bracts linear or narrowly triangular, 2—2. This page was last edited on 27 Augustat Capitula radiate, subglobose, 2.


Illustrations of Espeletiopsis diazii. Discussion Espeletiopsis diazii is a very distinctive species. Taxonomy Espeletiopsis diazii M.

We espeltia Lizeth Mantilla and Jessica Sarmiento, at that time students of the co-author, for their assistance and collaboration during the collecting expedition; Jan Barber, Vicki Funk and Mick Richardson for their constant support in the description of the new species of Espeletiinaeand Lauren Merchant for the illustrations. Frontiers in genetics 4: Universidad de los Andes.

University of Maryland, College Park. Marcescent leaves help protect the plants from cold.

Revista Acad Colomb Ci Exact