Frailejones in northern Ecuador.

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    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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    1. ninakuriloff 56 months ago | reply

      these are fantastic-looking plants!

    2. nilliske 56 months ago | reply

      Nice presented shot.

    3. Pete Tillman 53 months ago | reply

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      Interesting plant. Thanks for posting these!

    4. Catalina du Payrat 38 months ago | reply

      lovely! you can find them also in Venezuelan Andes

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