Ecology. Humid puna; on humus covered rocks. Elevation. 4200 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba. World range: endemic to the tropical Andes (Colombia, Bolivia).
Breutelia harpophylla is characterized by subentire leaf margins and distinct papillose laminal cells (D. Griffin, pers. com.). The type of this species was collected by Herzog in the vicinity of Llavetal.
Specimens. Cochabamba: (Llavetal), Herzog s.n. (JE).