Aristeguietia glutinosa

Aristeguietia glutinosa

Aristeguietia glutinosa is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It is found only in Ecuador, where it is commonly called matico. Everywhere else in South America, that name refers to the unrelated Spiked Pepper (Piper aduncum).

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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