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Frailejones in northern Ecuador.

Creator: A.S. Hitchcock


Type: black-and-white photograph, 6.5 x 4.5 inches


Date: c.1923-1924


Local number: SIA2011-0567


Summary: Frailejones. A treelike composite with woolly-white leaves. The plants form vast forests over the hills for miles in northern Ecuador. The stems are up to 10 or even 15 feet in high. Espelelia.


Cite as: SIA RU 000229 - Smithsonian Institution Archives


Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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Taken on March 24, 2011