Elaphoglossum cuspidatum regularly acts as a host plant for a fungal epibiont in Trechisporales that forms a white bloom or crust upon the leaves.

Collection Data (M. Sundue 5076)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 24-I-2022
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 5076
  • Collection Party: Alejandra Vasco - Weston Testo - Sarah Morris - Susana Vega - Jonatan Castro - Verónica Bedoya - Alejandro Marín
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat: Montane forest
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: BRIT, F, HUA, JAUM, VT
Additional Comments

Leaves to 1.5 m long, pendent, bearing white spots presumably from fungi in the order Trechisporales.

Collection Location