Family Cyclanthaceae
Basionym Sphaeradenia praetermissa R. Erikss.
Original Identification Carludovica ensiformis Hook. f.
Current Taxon Sphaeradenia praetermissa R. Erikss.
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Opera Botanica 126: 79-80, 29A-B, 30B. 1995.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 226147
Primary Collector R. L. Wilbur
Collector Number 15985
Collection Date 5 Jan 1972
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Dense cloud forests and grown over abandoned pastures 12 km north-east of San Rafael at an elevation of about 2000 m mostly between Rio Las Vueltas and Quebrada Grande.
Plant Description Notes Acaulescent or nearly so. Terrestrial. Fruiting inflorescence bright red. Terrestrial.
Broad geographical location Central America
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