Family Cyclanthaceae
Basionym Asplundia sleeperae Grayum & Hammel
Original Identification Asplundia sleeperae Grayum
Current Taxon Asplundia sleeperae Grayum & Hammel
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Systematic Botany 7(2): 222, f. 1-7. 1982.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 280292
Primary Collector Mike Grayum
Collector Number 2791
Collection Date 5 May 1980
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Río Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Río Sarapíquí. Elevation about 100 m. Solitary understory plant about 1.5 m tall, along El Surá Trail between Arboretum & Q. El Taconazo.
Plant Description Notes Peduncles compressed, red. Lower spathe red outside, others white. Staminodes whites; entire peduncles included. Terrestrial.
Broad geographical location Central America
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