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Published In: Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 88(3): 486–487, f. 1A–C. 2001. (17 Sep 2001) (Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Subg. Notopleura
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Notes: This species is characteriezd by its somewhat slender and often pilosulous to villosulous habit, fleshy stipules with a conical appendage on each side, shortly pedunculate, pseudoaxillary, capitate inflorescences with bracts 4--8 mm long, and fruits that become red then black, and flattened pyrenes with a dorsal ridge. The flowers are sessile or subsessile, then the fruits become separated on pedicels that may be up to ca. 5 mm long.
Distribution: Wet forests at 140-450 m, Amazonian Ecuador and northern Peru.



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