Family Ericaceae
Basionym Cavendishia ciliata Luteyn
Original Identification Cavendishia ciliata Luteyn, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Cavendishia ciliata Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 28(1): 45. 1976.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype and Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 240573
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 3231
Collection Date 25 Jun 1972
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Cartago
Plant Location Notes Trail along ridge between Queb Honda and the Rio Sombrero, approximately 1-2 kilometers above El Muñeco. Alt. about 1400 meters. Forest being lumbered.
Plant Description Notes Epiphytic shrub to 1 m. Bracts pink. Rachis pinkish-white. Pedicels pink with white pubescence. Calyx-tube dark pink to red; limb pink with white pubescence; lobes dark reddish-pink to purple. Corolla tube pinkish-purple, limb and lobes and pubescence white. Inflorescence viscid. Two plants seen.
Broad geographical location Central America
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