Family Malpighiaceae
Basionym Lophanthera hammelii Anderson
Original Identification Spachea membranacea Cuatr.
Current Taxon Lophanthera hammelii Anderson
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 35(1): 37-40, f. 1-2. 1983.
Holotype/Isotype 2 Isotypes
DUKE Accession Number 277143
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 9397
Collection Date 1 Aug 2980
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Río Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Río Sarapíquí. Elevation about 100 m. Rafael's point on river, about 300 S x 1300 E m grid.
Plant Description Notes Shurb 3 m tall. Calyx white, corolla pink. Fruits green.
Broad geographical location Central America
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