Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Miconia longibracteata Almeda
Original Identification Miconia (probably undescribed aff. M. biperulifera)
Current Taxon Miconia longibracteata Almeda
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 42(10): 312, f. 4. 1981.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 193286
Primary Collector R. L. Wilbur
Collector Number 9845
Collection Date 21 Jan 1968
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Alajuela
Plant Location Notes Wooded slopes of Volcan Poas about 12 km. west of Vara Blanca at an elevation of perhaps 2400 m.
Plant Description Notes Common bushy shrub about 2 m. tall. Perianth creamy white.
Broad geographical location Central America
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