R. Aguinda

Creator role(s):
  • GENT F 2231845

Current Determination: Chelonanthus purpurascens (Aubl.) Struwe & V. A. Albert
Family: Gentianaceae
Det. by: L. Struwe, 2011
Location: Ecuador: Sucumbios
Locality: Eastern slopes of the Andes, ca. 10 km south of the Ecuador-Colombia border, old
Coordinates: 0.1803 -77.4972
Elevation: 450
Habitat/Microhabitat: Foothills of the Andes near the Colombian border. Lowland forest on clay soils, most from top of quartzite escarpment.
Additional data: Delicate herb growing at edge of 100-m escarpment. Flowers purple.

Collector(s): R. Aguinda
Collection Date: 26 July 2001
Catalog Subset: Seed Plants
Catalog Project: Rapid Reference Collection, Rapid Inventory Plants
EMu IRN: 291824
OccurenceID: 4ffd85e9-ab44-4d6b-b391-0d31efdea8e4

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