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Frailejon

Espeletia spp

Description:

I found this gorgeous Frailejón in Iguaque National Park. They're endangered by global warming and soil explotation.

Habitat:

Moorland. (Páramo)


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4 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 5 years ago

Fantastico por favor agregala ala mission BIOPAR Biodiversidad en Paramos Gracias
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9510...

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 5 years ago

Great, thank you!

NataJordison
NataJordison 5 years ago

Craigwilliams, I have 2 more photos just of the plant. I don't have of the whole habitat back there.. I will post the others in a few days :)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 5 years ago

Wonderful! Do you have any more photos of this plant you could add to the spotting? I'd love to see what the leaves, the whole plant and its surrounding habitat look like.

Sogamoso, Boyacá, Colombia

Lat: 5.93, Long: -73.23

Spotted on Oct 9, 2010
Submitted on Feb 3, 2012

Spotted for mission

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