Family Ericaceae
Basionym Vaccinium wilburii Almeda & Breedlove
Original Identification Vaccinium wilburii Almeda & Breedlove
Current Taxon Vaccinium wilburii Almeda & Breedlove
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 44(1): 50-53, f. 1. 1992.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 327631
Comments  
Primary Collector D. E. Breedlove
Collector Number 65040
Collection Date 9 Oct 1986
Country Mexico
Province/State Guerrero
Plant Location Notes Ridge with Pinus, Quercus, Clethra and Cleyera W of Puerto El Gallo along road to Toro Muerto. Elevation 2530 m.
Plant Description Notes Epiphytic shrub 1-2 m tall; flowers pink and angulate. Has woody spherical tuberous roots up to 2 dm across.
Broad geographical location North America
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