|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 Amazonian Ecuador, where it has been found growing in at least six sites, both in terra firme and floodplain forest. Large populations grow in the Jatun Sacha private reserve; in the military instalaciones of Lorocachi, along the Río Curaray; in Puerto Sarayacu, in Sarayaquillo; in Pacayacu, in Río Bobanaza, close to Sarayacu; and along the Pangui and Capihuari rivers. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in similar habitats in the nearby Parque Nacional Yasuní. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.