Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Miconia calocoma Almeda
Original Identification Miconia calocoma Almeda, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Miconia calocoma Almeda
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 46(5): 144-146, f. 4. 1989.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 337418
Primary Collector James Folsom
Collector Number 9776
Collection Date 17 Apr 1981
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. Southeast Corner.
Plant Description Notes Shrub of 3 m; leaves pale below, calyx, peduncle, stem and lower leaf veins are golden tan; inforescence geniculate basally; petals white; stamens yellow.
Broad geographical location Central America
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