This beautiful species belongs to Elaphoglossum sect. Lepidoglossa. It is characterized by having abundant laminar scales, these lanceolate, silvery, setose-margined, overlapping, and usually completely covering the abaxial side of sterile leaves. It occurs in the Guianas, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil.

Collection Data (F.B. Matos 1003)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 16-II-2006
  • Primary Collector & #: F.B. Matos 1003
  • Collection Party: J.L. Paixão, S.C. Sant'Ana & M.M. Lopes
  • Det. History: F.B. Matos, V.2010
  • Habitat: Atlantic Forest
  • Habit: Epiphyte
  • Specimen Locations: CEPEC, UPCB
Additional Comments

Collection Location