Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Miconia crocata Almeda
Original Identification n/a
Current Taxon Miconia crocata Almeda
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 52(4): 39-43, f. 4. 2000.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 389796
Primary Collector F. Almeda
Collector Number 5930
Collection Date 25 Feb 1988
Country Panama
Province/State Cocle
Plant Location Notes Forested slopes above El Cope along abandoned road leading to the Continental Divide. Elevation 700-850 m.
Plant Description Notes Tree 3 m tall. Petals, filaments and anthers yellow. Locally common. Immature berries blue-green. Mature berries white with faint flush of blue.
Broad geographical location Central America
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