||(Gilg) Bedell ex S.Dressler
|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
||Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A hemiepiphyte endemic to Ecuador. Known from at least two populations, both in Pichincha province: a nineteenth-century collection near Boloña by L. Sodiro and a 1974 collection by A. Gentry. Details for a third populations in Carchi province are not known. Not confirmed to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
Habitat and Ecology