Family Ericaceae
Basionym Cavendishia talamancensis Luteyn
Original Identification Cavendishia talamancensis Luteyn, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Cavendishia talamancensis Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 28(1): 43-44. 1976.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 240567
Comments  
Primary Collector R. L. Wilbur
Collector Number 16178
Collection Date 8 Jan 1972
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Cartago
Plant Location Notes Steep roadside banks and thickets about 10 km southeast of El Empalme on the Interamerican Highway south (c. 44 km) of Cartago.
Plant Description Notes Shrub 1.5 m long. Corolla dark purplish.
Broad geographical location Central America
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