Family Melastomataceae
Basionym Miconia jimenezii Judd & R.S. Beaman
Original Identification Miconia jimenezii W. S. Judd, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Miconia jimenezii Judd & R.S. Beaman
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 40(4): 386-389, f. 8B, 13-15. 1988.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 395009
Primary Collector Walter S. Judd
Collector Number 5192
Collection Date 30 May 1986
Country Dominican Republic
Province/State Independencia
Plant Location Notes Sierra de Neiba, International Highway, ca. 30.6 km N of La Descubierta (as marked from city park) on road to La Doscientos and Hondo Valle, ca. 1600 m alt. Disturbed cloud forest.
Plant Description Notes Common shrub or small tree to 2-3 m tall; fruits red when immature, turning light blue when fully ripe, flwoers white (petals red tinged at tip, anthers white).
Broad geographical location Caribbean
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