Family Ericaceae
Basionym Macleania talamancensis Wilbur & Luteyn
Original Identification n/a
Current Taxon Vaccinium talamancense (Wilbur & Luteyn) Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 29(3): 263-265, f. 3. 1977.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 242898
Primary Collector William C. Burger
Collector Number 7401
Collection Date 19-22 Jan 1970
Country Costa Rica
Province/State San Jose
Plant Location Notes Elfin forest of dead oak trees, 4-10 m. tall, burned several years ago; along the trail from Canaán to Chirripó via Los Angeles above (north of) the Rio Talari at 3200-3400 m. altitude. 9° 30' N. x 83° 31' W.
Plant Description Notes Shurb-like plant 0.5 m. tall; calyx pale green and purple; corolla pink and white.
Broad geographical location Central America
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