Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Clidemia hammelii Almeda
Original Identification Clidemia hammelii Almeda, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Clidemia hammelii Almeda
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 46(5): 140-144, f. 2. 1989.
Holotype/Isotype 2 Isotypes
DUKE Accession Number 367182
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 9682
Collection Date 2 Sep 1980
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. On slopes along Q. el Salto, 2900 m S.
Plant Description Notes Shrub 2.5 m tall, branches slender. Flowers white.
Broad geographical location Central America
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