Acanthaceae_Aphelandra leonardii

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Family Acanthaceae
Basionym Aphelandra leonardii McDade
Original Identification Aphelandra tetragona (Vahl.) Nees.
Current Taxon Aphelandra leonardii McDade
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 69(2): 408-411, f. 3. 1982[1983]. 
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 224208
Primary Collector Robin Foster
Collector Number 1993
Collection Date 17 Nov 1970
Country Panama
Province/State Panama
Plant Location Notes Maje. Old forest, fairly flat, about 5 miles up the Rio Nuevo, a main branch of the Rio Maje to the eastward. Collected with Helen Kennedy.
Plant Description Notes Shrub 5 m., flowers bright red. Very common in forest.
Broad geographical location Central America
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