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NTBG Plant Name:
Renealmia alpinia
Barcode:
PTBG1000034065
Specimen ID:
S062721
Collector ID:
10277
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
November 9, 2011
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Americas
Country:
CR
State:
ALAJUELA PROVINCE
Elevation:
1100
Locality:
Villa Blanca Hotel, outside town of San Ramon.
Num Duplicates:
1 (seed collection)
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb with pseudostems to 2.5 m tall, leaves distichous, green. Inflorescence basal, erect, 30 cm tall, bracts brick red, flower yellow. Fruits blue-black, seeds black, aromatic when crushed. Occasional in understory.
Ancillary: Seed:
Yes
Habitat:
Secondary and primary wet forest and cloud forest along nature trail.
Associated Species:
Abundant palms, ferns and lycophytes.
Comments:
Voucher for seed collection and living collection
Date of Record Creation:
November 18, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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