Family Ericaceae
Basionym Vaccinium almedae Wilbur & Luteyn
Original Identification Vaccinium almedae Wilbur
Current Taxon Vaccinium almedae Wilbur & Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Sida 21(3): 1607-1609, f. 1. 2005.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 327436
Comments  
Primary Collector F. Almeda
Collector Number 6369
Collection Date 20 Jan 1989
Country Panama
Province/State Chiriqui
Plant Location Notes Edwin Fabrega Dam and Reserve in Fortuna. Along trail to hydrological station along Rio Hornito below forestry house along the road. Wet forest. 8°45'N, 82°5'W.
Plant Description Notes Coarse rigid epiphytic shrub to 2 m tall. Corolla greenish-white, the lobes each lined with a deep pinkish-red margin. Anthers and tubules greenish-white. 1150-1200 m
Broad geographical location Central America
  • background