This collection has features intermediate between P. lechleri and P. cordatum. The elongate aerophores match P. lechleri, but the petiole colors match those of P. cordatum. Pending further study, I am applying the name P. lechleri to all plants with elongate aerophores.

Collection Data (M. Sundue 5074)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 6-II-2022
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 5074
  • Collection Party: Alejandra Vasco, Weston Testo, Sarah Morris, Susana Vega, Jonatan Castro, Verónica Bedoya, Alejandro Marín, Arcangel Gómez
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat:
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: BRIT, F, JAUM, VT
Additional Comments

Leaves to 2.5 m long. Petioles with elongate aerophores throughout their length. Laminae with 15-20 pinna pairs. Young fiddleheads densely mucilaginous.

Collection Location