Family Ericaceae
Basionym Cavendishia megabracteata Luteyn
Original Identification Cavendishia megabracteata Luteyn
Current Taxon Cavendishia megabracteata Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 28(1): 49–50. 1976.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 240571
Comments  
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 4594
Collection Date 4 Jan 1974
Country Panama
Province/State Chiriqui
Plant Location Notes Premontane cloud forest (virgin) along ridge east of Cerro Horqueta. Elevation 1700-1900 m.
Plant Description Notes Scrambling terrestrial shrub to 3 m. Bracts, pedicels, calyx and corolla rose-pink with lower 1/2 corolla darker, or corollas may be pink at base at pinkish-white above. Inflorescence somewhat viscid. Abundant with lots in flower.
Broad geographical location Central America
Family Ericaceae
Basionym Cavendishia megabracteata Luteyn var. attenuata Luteyn
Original Identification Cavendishia aff. megabracteata Luteyn
Current Taxon Cavendishia megabracteata Lutyen var. attenuata Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Flora Neotropica 35: 254. 1983.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 336057
Comments  
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 823
Collection Date 10 Jan 1978
Country Panama
Province/State Cocle
Plant Location Notes In mountains near continental divide, - 8 km above El Cope (Ca.  .5 km down logging trail going NE from sawmill), in forest near small stream; elev. 2000 ft.; in moist cloud forest.
Plant Description Notes n/a
Broad geographical location Central America
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