Family Myrsinaceae
Basionym Auriculardisia wilburiana Lundell
Original Identification Auriculardisia wilburiana Lundell, sp. nov.
Current Taxon Hymenandra wilburiana (Lundell) Pipoly & Ricketson
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Phytologia 63(2): 76. 1987.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 317037
Primary Collector B. Jacobs
Collector Number 2917
Collection Date 16 Jul 1984
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Río Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Río Sarapíquí. Elevation about 100 m. Paso Perdidos trail, ca. 3200 m line (EW).
Plant Description Notes Weak trunked tree to 4 m, trunk ca. 3 cm diameter most of the first 2 m, inflorescences pendant, corolla white, anthers yellow, fruits red.
Broad geographical location Central America
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