This member of the
Ericaceae family was described by Georg Bentham in 1864. It if found in Peru,
growing on the trees with quite some water and not much sun. The
caudex can grow to 25 centimetres or more, the branches to one meter
or more. The flowers are red, and the plant can be reproduced both
by seeds and cuttings.
Seen as a member of
the Vacciniaceae family (IPNI)