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Publicado en: Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series 8(3): 159. 1930. (Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser.) Name publication detail
 

Datos del Proyecto Nombre (Last Modified On 10/11/2009)
Aceptación : Accepted
Datos del Proyecto     (Last Modified On 3/20/2014)
Notas: This species belongs to Hillia subg. Hillia, and is distinctive in its copper-colored, usually peeling bark. Its flowers appear to be nocturnal and pollinated by hawkmoths. This species was synonymized with Hillia parasitica by the Cono Sur catalogue (Bacigalupo et al., 2008), there seems no reason to combine these: plants identified as Hillia killipii are found only in the central Andes, where they differ from the local populations of Hillia parasitica in their distinctive bark, their leaves with well developed secondary veins, and their larger corollas with longer, narrower lobes.

Distribución: Wet and premontane forests at 600-1600 m, Andes of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
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