Family Ericaceae
Basionym Themistoclesia costaricensis Luteyn & Wilbur
Original Identification n/a
Current Taxon Themistoclesia costaricensis Luteyn & Wilbur
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 29(3): 265-266. 1977.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 278160
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 4407
Collection Date 20 Dec 1974
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Cartago
Plant Location Notes Steep roadside slopes on property of ICE Hydroelectric plant about 15-20 km beyond suspension bridge over Rio Grande de Orosi. Elevation about 1300-1800 m.
Plant Description Notes Pendant shrub, branches to 0.5 m. Corolla white. Calyx green. Fruit a dry berry. Infrequent.
Broad geographical location Central America
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