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Palicourea acanthacea (Standl. ex Steyerm.) C.M. Taylor Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenSearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Novon 6(2): 211. 1996. (Novon) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Palicourea sect. Chocoanae
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Notes: This species is characterized by its robust habit, well developed laminar bilobed stipules, large petiolate leaves, subsessile purple inflorescences that are subcapitate with well developed bracts, tubular purple to white corollas, and ellipsoid blue fruits. It is generally similar to Palicourea grandistipula, Palicourea amplissima, Palicourea tamaensis, and Palicourea sopkinii. This species was classified in Palicourea subg. Montanae sect. Cephaeloides ser. 11 by Taylor (1997), but later re-classifed in Palicourea sect. Chocoanae.
Distribution: Wet lowland vegetation, Chocó biogeographic region of western Colombia and northwestern Ecuador.



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