Family Lythraceae
Basionym Cuphea spectabilis S. A. Graham
Original Identification Cuphea spectabilis S. A. Graham
Current Taxon Cuphea spectabilis S. A. Graham
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 20(1): 9, f. 5. 1968.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 224252
Comments  
Primary Collector Charles Feddema
Collector Number 2898
Collection Date 4 Dec 1963
Country Mexico
Province/State Guerrero
Plant Location Notes Cerro Tlacatepec, near the sawmill village of Agua Fria, Municipio de Tlacotepec, about 40 km. north of Coyuca de Benitez; oak-pine forest, elevation 2650 m.
Plant Description Notes Occasional shrub, 1-2.5 m tall. Tube greenish and reddish. Petals bright red.
Broad geographical location North America
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