Family Rubiaceae
Basionym Palicourea purpurea C. M. Taylor
Original Identification Palicourea purpurea C. M. Taylor
Current Taxon Palicourea purpurea C. M. Taylor
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Systematic Botany Monographs 26: 71, f. 33 c,d. 1989. 
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 302943
Primary Collector C. M. Taylor
Collector Number 3201
Collection Date 13 May 1984
Country Panama
Province/State Chiriqui
Plant Location Notes NW of Boquete along road to Palo Alto Arriba, from 2 km in until the road ends and then another 0.5 km by trail. Thickets, pasture, disturbed forest; elevation 1400-1600 m.
Plant Description Notes Common, to 5 m tall; inflorescences bright purple, corollas white, gland whitish, infructescences with branches bright purple, fruit green.
Broad geographical location Central America
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