Specimen Details: Ceratostema alatum (Hoerold) Sleumer
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Ericaceae
Ceratostema alatum (Hoerold) Sleumer
Location:
Ecuador. Loja. Road Loja-Saraguro km 52, track to Fierro Urco, km 6.5. Alt. 3350m. (10991 ft.)
Collector(s):
G. P. Lewis 2787 with and P. Lozano, 14 Nov 1996
Other:
Collection Notes: [Invalid Lat.: 3° 42' 671"S. Invalid Long.: 79° 18' 072" W.]
Identifiers:
NY Barcode: 2496589
GUID: 61cb25e2-bbb7-43d5-86db-73fc6e683a07
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OCR Text:
FLORA OF ECUADOR
G. P. Lewis & P. Lozano
2787
Ceratostema alatum (Hoer.)	Ericaceae
Sleumer
det.J.Luteyn(NY),April 1997
Province: Loja
Road Loja-Saraguro km 52, track to Fierro Urco, km 6.5.
3350 m 79° 18'072"W; 3° 42'671"S	14 Novemberl996
Vegetation: bosque humedo andino and tussock grass paramo( recently
burnt in places).
Shrub, 1.5-2mx2-3cm diam., bark grey; young flush foliage with an
orange tinge, mature leaves coriaceous, discolorous, dark green glossy
above, paler dull green below; calyces green becoming dark red, corollas
thick and waxy, lipstick- red, glossy, the lobes reflexed, staminal
column orange.Locally common in bosque / ericaceous scrub.
Fieldwork funded by Carlsberg Foundation & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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