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Published In: Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 79(4): 897. 1992. (Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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This name has long been spelled "valerii", honoring Valerio and treating that name as Latin, but recently the Code of Nomenclature increased standardization of spellings that require this to be "valerioi".

The generic placement of this species has been a matter of interpretation. It has the solitary flowers, calyx limb divided completely into lobes (that is, without a tubular portion), and corolla lobes convolute rather than imbricated in bud of "classic" Hillia, but its seeds lack the single tuft of long trichomes that separates Hillia thus it is better with Cosmibuena at least until molecular systematics provides more information.


In premontane and montane forests at 770-2300 m, Costa Rica and Panama.



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