Family Lauraceae
Basionym Licaria sarapiquensis Hammel
Original Identification Licaria sarapiquensis Hammel sp. nov. ined.
Current Taxon Licaria sarapiquensis Hammel
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 67: 124. 1986.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype and Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 292969
Comments  
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 8663
Collection Date 14 May 1980
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Rio Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Rio Sarapiqui. Elevation about 100 m.
Plant Description Notes Slender tree 15 m tall. Flowers green-yellow. Leaves and bark with strong sassafras odor.
Broad geographical location Central America
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