Acanthaceae_Aphelandra panamensis

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Family Acanthaceae
Basionym Aphelandra panamensis McDade
Original Identification Aphelandra panamensis McDade
Current Taxon Aphelandra panamensis McDade
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 69(2): 402-405, f. 1. 1982. 
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 272903
Primary Collector Lucinda A. McDade
Collector Number 411
Collection Date 30 Sep 1978
Country Panama
Province/State Panama
Plant Location Notes Cerro Jefe, about 5 miles past Goofy Lake. Common small tree to 5 m., in low, scrubby forest along road.
Plant Description Notes Flowers bright red, bracts rather muddy orange-green.
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Broad geographical location Central America
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