This species is extremely rare in Costa Rica, having only been collected a few times in the country’s highest paramos. It had been collected one time previously at this locality, 40 years previously.
Collection Data (W. Testo 1033)
General Collection Data
- Date: 13-02-2016
- Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1033
- Collection Party: W.L. Testo
- Det. History: W.L. Testo, February 2016; B. Ollgaard, February 2016
- Habitat: Paramo
- Habit: Terrestrial
- Specimen Locations: AAU, CR, MEXU, NY, VT
Several clumps on rocky banks of Cerro Crestones on Chirripo massif. Plants orange-red.