Description:Distribution and Ecology - Andes of Colombia.
Type. Inter pagos Villeta et Guaduas, Prov. Bogota, Colombia, Hartweg 1051'
Note:The collection of Funck & Schlim in 1862 from Colombia is referred to this species, easily recognized by the broad, sometimes suborbicular-ovate calyx-lobes and the congested groups of flowers of the inflorescence.