Aristeguietia glutinosa

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Aristeguietia glutinosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Eupatorieae
Genus: Aristeguietia
Species: A. glutinosa
Binomial name
Aristeguietia glutinosa
(Lam.) R.M.King & H.Rob.

Aristeguietia glutinosa is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It is found only in Ecuador, where it is commonly called matico. In Peru, that name refers to the unrelated Piper aduncum, in Chile and Argentina the name matico is used for Buddleja globosa.

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