Collection Details

Species: Aphelandra sp.

Acanthaceae Aphelandra cf. sp.
J. L. Clark , L. Clavijo, J. Janovec, M. Overstreet, J. Wells 11430

Collection Date: 15 May 2010
Determined By: T. F. Daniel
Determination Date: 7 October 2010
Institution: CAS


Country: Peru

Region: Cusco

Subregion: Quispicanchis

Locality Description: Distrito: Camanti, Vitobamba, 5+ km SE of Quincemil, trail from main highway Quincemil-Cusco (highway Interoceánica - Transamazónica), Colina de Vitobamba, large hill on south side of road, property of Fernando Farro Pérez.

DD Latitude: -13.3314

DD Longitude: -70.8006

Min. Elevation: 1670 m


Habitat Description: Mature forest on ridge line, canopy 15+ m, mosses and epiphytes abundant relative to forest at base of mountain.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub, 1-1.5 m tall. Inflorescence quadrangular. Bracts bright yellowish-green. Digital photographs of this collection are posted in the Andes-Amazon Atrium of BRIT ( and with John L. Clark (UNA).

Other Data

Project: Flora of Peru