This plant is similar to Pteris livida and other pedate-leaved Neotropical Pteris species, but it is unusually small and the shape of its leaf segments differs. I am unsure of its identity.


Collection Data (W. Testo 1436)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 19-VIII-2017
  • Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1436
  • Collection Party: David Sanín, Gabriel Peñaloza, Sandra Urbano.
  • Det. History: W Testo, October, 2017
  • Habitat: Riparian forest
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: HUA, UC, VT
Additional Comments

Uncommon. Leaves to 1.5 m long.

Collection Location