Native to Colombia. Photographed in the eastern Andes mountain range of Colombia (Cordillera Oriental). Can be seen in Bogotá. Grows between 6,500 to 11,000 feet.
Colombia is a paradise for plants. With over 130,000 species and more endemic species than any other country. Every nature trip is a discovery of new, beautiful flowers. This plant is the first of over 1,100 species photographed in Colombia. The plants are in alphabetical order by family, genus, or genus and species depending on what was determined. Any corrections or clarifications on the plant names would be appreciated. When you reach the end of the flowering plants the pages will continue with the fruits of Colombia in alphabetical order. The site map on the website gives a listing of all the plants.