Family Ericaceae
Basionym Cavendishia leucantha Luteyn
Original Identification Cavendishia leucantha Luteyn
Current Taxon Cavendishia leucantha Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 32: 197, f. 6-7, 17, 20E-G. 1980.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 284433
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 7281
Collection Date 19 Apr 1979
Country Colombia
Province/State Valle
Plant Location Notes Ansermanuevo-San Jose del Palmar road, Km 60-62. Steep roadside slopes and thickets. Elev. 1870-1950 m.
Plant Description Notes Terrestrial shrub to 3m tall; floral bracts translucent white tinged with green, caducous; pedicels and corolla white; calyx greenish-white; mature berry purple. Locally abundant.
Broad geographical location South America
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