24 août 2017
Two female inflorescences emerging from a depression ca. 1 m from apparent host, Tessmannia sp. Split carapace ("volva") is dull brown and scabrous, outer closed inflorescence dull deep purple, inner axes bright scarlet when opening. Entire female inflorescence dried without pressing (reduced in size by ca. 50% and axes separated during drying).
Terese B. Hart & H. Kakoya