I thought this might be Elaphoglossum bellermannianum, but it seems to differ in scale distribution and leaf shape. It definitely belongs to subsect. Muscosa, but the leaf apices are more acute than in known species of that clade.

Collection Data (W. Testo 1382)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 11-XIII-2017
  • Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1382
  • Collection Party: Michael Sundue, David Sanín, William Bravo Pedraza, Cristian Castro, Lia Esperanza Alarcón, Gabriel Peñaloza
  • Det. History: Weston Testo, October 2017
  • Habitat: Elfin woodland
  • Habit: Terrestrial
  • Specimen Locations: BRIT, HUA, VT
Additional Comments

Terrestrial at limit of paramo and Weinmannia forest.

Collection Location