|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
||Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub endemic to southeastern Ecuador, where it is known only from the 1944 type collection of W. Camp. The type locale is the Río Negro valley, close to the mouth of the Río Pailas, on the road to Méndez. Not known to occur in Ecuador’s protected areas network. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.