Family Gesneriaceae
Basionym Columnea aurantia Wiehler
Original Identification Columnea aurantia Wiehler, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Columnea aurantia Wiehler
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Selbyana 5(3-4): 379-381, t. 1B. 1981.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 333784
Comments  
Primary Collector Wiehler
Collector Number 8018
Collection Date 15 Jan 1980
Country Panama
Province/State Cocle
Plant Location Notes Cloud forest ca. 8 km N of El Cope, 850-900 m alt.; live plant coll. by R. L. Dressler s.n. in May 1977 and sent to MSBG. SEL greenhouse acc. # W-2443. Type prepared from cult. material.
Plant Description Notes Calyx pink to light maroon, corolla golden orange-red, berry white.
Broad geographical location Central America
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