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Taxon: Espeletia schultzii Wedd.

Genus: Espeletia
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae)
Nomen number: 416337
Place of publication: Chlor. andina 1:63. 1856
Name verified on: 02-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Northern South America: Venezuela - Merida, Trujillo


  • Cuatrecasas, J. 1980. Miscellaneous notes on neotropical flora. 11. Phytologia 45:17–29.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela.

Check other web resources for Espeletia schultzii Wedd.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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