Monographs Details: Cavendishia isernii Sleumer var. isernii
Authority: Luteyn, James L. 1983. Ericaceae--part I. Cavendishia. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 35: 1-290. (Published by NYBG Press)
Description:Variety Description - Inflorescence (including rachis, pedicels, calyces, and corollas) glabrous and without glandular fimbriae (or fimbriae rarely located at junction of pedicel and calyx). Calyx with hypanthium basally apophysate, the apophysis margin smooth and slightly flaring; lobes triangular, acute, at anthesis widely separate, marginally glandular callose with each side provided with a crescent-shaped gland and sometimes also bearing 1-2 fimbriae near sinus; sinus acute or broadly rounded.


Distribution and Ecology: Known from the eastern foothills of the Ecuadorian Andes in the vicinity of Cosanga (Napo Prov.) where it occurs in disturbed forest areas at elevations of 1375-2225 m, and also in eastern Peru at the Cerros del Sira (Huanuco Dept.) in dense elfin and cloud forest at 1585-2205 m. Flowering specimens have been collected in January-April, and July, and fruiting in January and July.

Distribution:Ecuador South America| Napo Ecuador South America| Peru South America| Huánuco Peru South America|