Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Miconia chiriquiensis Almeda
Original Identification Miconia chiriquiensis Almeda, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Miconia chiriquiensis Almeda
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 42(10): 303, f. 1. 1981. 
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 317333
Comments  
Primary Collector F. Almeda
Collector Number 3535
Collection Date 11 Feb 1978
Country Panama
Province/State Chiriqui
Plant Location Notes About 8 km. W of Cerro Punta in the vicinity of Las Nubes. Disturbed cloud forests at an elevation of 6100-6400 ft.
Plant Description Notes Shrub 2 m. tall. Petals and anthers greenish-white. Infrequent.
Broad geographical location Central America
  • background