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Espeletia schultzii, Frailejon

Espeletia schultzii

Frailejon
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: South America, Andes
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Espeletia schultzii is endemic to the high Paramo of Venezuela and Colombia.



Espeletia schultzii, Frailejon
Espeletia schultzii, Frailejon


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