Family Marantaceae
Basionym Stromanthe palustris H. Kenn.
Original Identification Ctenanthe sp. nov. (ct. villosa ined.)
Current Taxon Stromanthe palustris H. Kenn.
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Novon 9(1): 63-65, f. 2. 1999.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 281156
Primary Collector Bruce Kirchoff
Collector Number 6578
Collection Date Aug 1978
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. Along Loop Trail on S side of Q. el Saltito, about 6 m from trail. To approx. 2.5 – 3 m.
Plant Description Notes Bracts green, glabrous, deciduous. Staminodes fringed with purple.
Broad geographical location Central America
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