|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N.
||Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A terrestrial herb endemic to eastern Ecuador, where at least eight populations have been found in open forest. Common in Amazon forests below 500 m elevation, but also collected in foothill forests in Tungurahua province. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in similar habitats in the Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.