The presence of an indusium bearing 1–1.5 mm long hairs distinguishes this species from other Andean Megalastrum.

Collection Data (M. Sundue 5091)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 28-I-2022
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 5091
  • 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

Along old road to Choco. Leaves ca. 1 m long, erect. Sori round, indusiate.

Collection Location