Family Rubiaceae
Basionym Coussarea nigrescens C. M. Taylor & Hammel
Original Identification Coussarea ? or Psychotria ? probably sp. nov.
Current Taxon Coussarea nigrescens C. M. Taylor & Hammel
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Selbyana 12: 134, f. 1. 1991.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 277367
Primary Collector Barry Hammel
Collector Number 10383
Collection Date 5 Nov 1980
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Finca La Selva, the OTS Field Station on the Rio Puerto Viejo just E of its junction with the Rio Sarapiqui. Elevation about 100 m. Holdridge Trail, 2800 m S.
Plant Description Notes Tree 7 m tall. Leaves slightly matte. Flowers white.
Broad geographical location Central America
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