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Anthopterus ecuadorensis Luteyn

ISOTYPE

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00647718
AME (America)

Taxonomy

Ericaceae
Anthopterus ecuadorensis Luteyn

Origin

Prov. Pichincha : Tandayapa-Pto. Quito road, ca. 6-10 kms. W of Tandayapa
fl
Lebron-Luteyn M.
1979-1-14
2275 -2320
2320
Terrestrial shrub to 3 m long. Leaves in whorls of 3-5, mucilaginous & red when newly unfolding. Rachis, floral bracts & bracteoles pale yellowish-green. Pedicel & calyx orangish-red; corolla orangish-red lower 2/3; yellowish-green upper 1/3; limb& lobes white.
Cloud forest. Locally common

Determination

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