Family Malpighiaceae
Basionym Banisteriopsis megaptera Gates
Original Identification Banisteriopsis megaptera Gates
Current Taxon Banisteriopsis megaptera Gates
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Flora Neotropica 30: 49, f. 6. 1982.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 269058
Comments  
Primary Collector William R. Anderson
Collector Number 11734
Collection Date 1 Mar 1976
Country Brazil
Province/State Minas Gerais
Plant Location Notes 43 km by road south of Itaobim on BR-116; elev. 600 m.
Plant Description Notes Shrub 3 m, twining at tips; calyx glands green; petals yolk-yellow; connectives pale yellow; stigmas green; flowers faintly fragrant; fruit pale green; unconsolidated sandstone bank.
Broad geographical location South America
  • background