I believe this collection corresponds to Salpichlaena volubilis subsp. amazonica, based on its location and its entire leaf margins. However, it was growing at a very high elevation for this taxon (2500 m).


Collection Data (W. Testo 1365)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 10-VIII-2017
  • Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1365
  • Collection Party: David Sanín, Alexandre Salino, William Bravo Pedraza, Lucas Lima.
  • Det. History: Weston Testo, October, 2017
  • Habitat: Bosque altoandino
  • Habit: Climber
  • Specimen Locations: BRIT, HUA, UC, VT
Additional Comments

Terrestrial in rocky soils in deep ravine. Leaves climbing to 10+m.

Collection Location