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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