This species belongs to Elaphoglossum section Squamipedia, and according to the phylogeny of the group by Vasco et al. (2015), it is not monophyletic.

Collection Data (W. Testo 1428)

Classification & Common Names

General Collection Data
  • Date: 18-VIII-2017
  • Primary Collector & #: W. Testo 1428
  • Collection Party: David Sanín, Gabriel Peñaloza, Sandra Urbano.
  • Det. History: A. Vasco, February, 2021
  • Habitat: Bosque altoandino
  • Habit: Epiphyte
  • Specimen Locations: BRIT, HUA, VT
Additional Comments

Frequent epiphyte in wet forest.

Collection Location