Tovomita aequatoriensis Benoist

Ecuadorian Tovomita (Tovomita aequatoriensis)

The Ecuadorian Tovomita is known only from a single collection that was obtained in 1930 in the Pichincha Province of Ecuador.

The species has not been recorded since and might well be extinct.


The photo below shows a seed capsule of another, unspecified congeneric species that was photographed in Ecuador.


unspecified Tovomita species (Tovomita sp.)

Photo: David Díaz


edited: 21.08.2022