Family Ericaceae
Basionym Vaccinium orosiense Wilbur & Luteyn
Original Identification Vaccinium orosiense Wilbur & Luteyn
Current Taxon Vaccinium orosiense Wilbur & Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 29(3): 275. 1977.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 242360
Primary Collector James L. Luteyn
Collector Number 4411
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 Epiphytic shrub, branches to 1 m. Calyx and corolla green, corolla lobes suffused with maroon. Fruits green now. Only plant seen, on fallen tree.
Broad geographical location Central America
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