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
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Pteridaceae
- Genus: Pteris L.
- Species: Pteris speciosa Mett. ex Kuhn
- Common name(s):
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
Large terrestrial fern with short-creeping rhizome. In slightly disturbed area of wet forest.
- Location: Reserva Natural La Planada – Ricaurte – Resguardo Indígena Awa de Ricaurte – Nariño – Colombia.
- Coordinates: 1.524N, 77.575W
- Elevation: 1750 m