Ecology. Dry inter-Andean valleys; on soil. Elevation. 1650 m. Distribution. Bolivia: World range: northern Argentina and Bolivia. Chenia lorentzii is similar to C. leptophylla (also recorded for Bolivia), but has narrower leaves; dentation of upper margins is weak to distinct, and often apiculate. The type was collected by Lorentz in 1873 from Siambon in northwest Argentina.
1. Leaves narrowly elliptical, leaf margins finely and evenly denticulate … C. leptophylla
1. Leaves somewhat obovate, leaf margins irregularly dentate (reported for Bolivia) … C. subobliqua
Ecoregiones. Valles secos interandinos. Hábitat. Sitios expuestos, sobre suelo y rocas. Altitud. 1650-2560 m. Distribución. México, Bolivia, norte de Argentina y sureste de Brasil.