New York Botanical Garden
Catalog #: 1020303
Occurrence ID (GUID): 50d24c9d-4056-4df8-aabd-cf995140e5c8
Taxon: Physotheca autoica J.J.Engel & Gradst.
Identification Qualifier: sp. nov.
Family: Geocalycaceae
Type Status: type
Collector: S. R. Gradstein   10089   
Date: 2002-09-30
Verbatim Date: 30 Sep 2002
Locality: Ecuador, Zamora-Chinchipe: Road Loja-Zamora 30 km, NE slope pf Cordillera Numbala, Reserva Biológica San Francisco, trail to summit ("Antennes")
-3.97  -79.07
Elevation: 3000 meters Verbatim Elevation: 9843 ft
Habitat: in moist, cloudy páramo vegetation (0.5 m high) dominated by bamboo (Neurolepis), growing abundant in dense, greenish-brown patches on upwright twigs and branches of isolated, 1-2 m high shrubs (mostly Miconia sp., also Clusia sp.)
Preparations: packeted
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Link to Source: 1020303
Record Id: 86ace643-b554-4c11-b322-b30342697b2c
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