Family Myrsinaceae
Basionym Auriculardisia squamata Lundell
Original Identification Ardisia squamata (Lundell) Lundell
Current Taxon Hymenandra squamata (Lundell) Pipoly & Ricketson
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Phytologia 56(1): 19. 1984.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 321368
Primary Collector William C. Burger
Collector Number 5853
Collection Date 14-17 Jun 1968
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Original forest near the Rio Puerto Viejo, about 2 km. upstream from the confluence with Rio Sarapiqui. Formerly “Finca La Selva” of L. R. Holdridge. 10º 26' N. x 84º 0' W. 100 m altitude.
Plant Description Notes Small plant on forest floor; perianth purple, anthers yellow.
Broad geographical location Central America
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