Family Ericaceae
Basionym Vaccinium luteynii Wilbur
Original Identification Vaccinium luteynii Wilbur
Current Taxon Vaccinium luteynii Wilbur
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Sida 21(3): 1611-1614, f. 3. 2005.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 362718
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 15322
Collection Date 15 Oct 1998
Country Panama
Province/State Bocas del Toro
Plant Location Notes Fortuna Dam – Chiriqui Grande road, 2-3 km N of the Continental Divide. ca. 8°48'N, 82°12'W. 700-760 m. Disturbed, steep roadside slopes.
Plant Description Notes Terrestrial shrub, to 2.5 m. Leaf petioles and proximal midvein red. Pedicels green. Calyx green, except lobes red; lobe spur broadly rounded. Corolla urceolate-campanulate, yellow-green; the lobes maroon and broadly reflexed, the hairs white. Stamens with orange anthers. Locally common.
Broad geographical location Central America
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