Megalastrum ctenitoides is known from Costa Rica and the Chocó region of South America, along the western flank of the Andes in Colombia and Ecuador. It is distinguished from other Megalastrum species in party by its 1-pinnate-pinnatifid laminae, and abaxial rachis indument of scales mixed with short and even pubescence.




Collection Data (M. Sundue 3256)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 07-IX-2012
  • Primary Collector & #: M. Sundue 3256
  • Collection Party: M. Sundue, J. Betancur, P. Pedraza, G. Giraldo, M. Jaimes, E. Tineo, M. Londono, A. Duque, L. Arias
  • Det. History: M. Sundue
  • Habitat: Primary Forest
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: COL, NY, VT
Additional Comments

Collection Location