Family Melastomaceae
Basionym Tibouchina wurdackii Almeda & Todzia
Original Identification Tibouchina wurdackii Almeda & Todzia
Current Taxon Tibouchina wurdackii Almeda & Todzia
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4, 47(6): 202-204, f. 10, 12. 1991.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 341267
Primary Collector F. Almeda
Collector Number 6380
Collection Date 24 Jan 1989
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. 8°38'N, 80°38'W.
Plant Description Notes Shrub 2 m tall. Petals pale pink and oblique apically. Large anthers deep pink, small anthers and all appendages yellow. Rare.
Broad geographical location Central America
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