Family Malpighiaceae
Basionym Galphimia speciosa C. E. Anderson
Original Identification Galphimia glauca Cav.
Current Taxon Galphimia speciosa C. E. Anderson
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 25: 60-64, f. 27. 2007.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 337176
Primary Collector William R. Anderson
Collector Number 13555
Collection Date 27 Oct 1988
Country Mexico
Province/State Chiapas
Plant Location Notes 2.5 km NW of Comitan on road to San Cristobal de las Casa; elev. 1820 m; brushy cutover roadside.
Plant Description Notes Shrub or small tree 1-3 m tall; petals bright yellow, persistent, turning red-orange and eventually brown; very common.
Broad geographical location North America
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