Family Ericaceae
Basionym Cavendishia lactiviscida Luteyn
Original Identification Cavendishia lactiviscida Luteyn, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Cavendishia lactiviscida Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 28(1): 46. 1976.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 240569
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 3270
Collection Date 27 Jun 1972
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Alajuela
Plant Location Notes Collected along road for a distance of 4 km. beyond Los Angeles about 11 km. north of San Ramon. Alt. approx. 1200 meters.
Plant Description Notes Epiphytic shrub 1 m. Bracts, rachis, pedicels and calyx-tube grass-green. Calyx-limb and lobes green with tinge of purple. Corolla fleshy, reddish-maroon. Filaments whitish-pink, anthers maroon. Three plants seen.
Broad geographical location Central America
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