Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Blakea fuchsioides Almeda
Original Identification n/a
Current Taxon Blakea fuchsioides Almeda
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 46(5): 137-140, f. 1. 1989.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 292380
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 13473
Collection Date 26 Aug 1983
Country Panama
Province/State Chiriqui
Plant Location Notes La Fortuna area; ca. 7 mi. N of Los Planes de Hornito; in forest along small draw. Elevation 3600 ft.
Plant Description Notes Climbing epiphyte; pubescence rusty-orange; bracts & calyx red; corolla magenta.
Broad geographical location Central America
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