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Published In: Biologia Centrali-Americana; . . . Botany 2(12): 513. 1882. (Apr 1882) (Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/3/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Conservation Calculations     (Last Modified On 6/3/2009)
Ecological Value: 3.00000
Num Project Specimens: 12
Newest Specimen Year: 2001
Oldest Specimen Year: 1977
Conservation Value: 44.22000
Conservation Abbrev: NT

 

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Aphelandra tridentata Hemsl., Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 2: 513. 1882.

Hierbas a subarbustos, hasta 2 m de alto. Hojas elípticas a elíptico-oblongas, 10–18 cm de largo y 2.5–3 cm de ancho, márgenes enteros a undulados; pecíolos hasta 3 cm de largo. Espigas hasta 11 cm de largo, solitarias, terminales, brácteas imbricadas, oblongo-lanceoladas, 35–40 mm de largo y 5–15 mm de ancho, márgenes con 1–2 pares de dientes por encima de la mitad, sin nectarios; sépalos lanceolados, hasta 11 mm de largo, el posterior 3.5 mm de ancho, los otros 2.5 mm de ancho; corola 50–65 mm de largo, rojo brillante; estambres exertos. Frutos ovado-apiculados, ca 15 mm de largo, glabros, lustrosos.

Rara, en claros parcialmente sombreados en bosques perennifolios, zona atlántica; 150–300 m; fl feb, jun, fr nov; Stevens 5000, 6404; Nicaragua a Panamá.

 


 

 
 
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