I believe this is Pteris speciosa, which is widespread in the Andes and occurs in southern Central America, as well.

Collection Data (W. Testo 1450)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 19-VIII-2017
  • Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1450
  • Collection Party: 1.524N, 77.575W
  • Det. History: W Testo, October, 2017
  • Habitat: Riparian forest
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: HUA
Additional Comments

Large terrestrial fern with short-creeping rhizome. In slightly disturbed area of wet forest.

Collection Location