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Melastomataceae

Medinilla parvifolia

October 29, 2005 (, Updated )

Liane atteignant 3m de haut. Feuilles opposées, triplinerves subsessiles; jeunes feuilles à face inférieure rouge. Inflorescence axillaire rouge, fleurs à calice et corolle rouge, filets rosés, anthères blanches, style dépassant la corolle, blanc-rosé, capité. Jeunes fruits globuleux, rouge.

49.0° 5.0’ 45.0” N14.0° 12.0’ 11.0” W

Buerki

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MelastomataceaeMedinillaMedinilla parvifoliaSpecimen Medinilla parvifolia

Phainantha shuariorum

September 17, 2005 (, Updated )

Climbing, semi-woody vine; the narrow stem tightly appressed to pole-sized host trees (10-20 cm diameter trunks) in forest understory, on ridges and slopes where sunlight penetrates the lower understory. Attached to host tree trunk by adventitious roots at nodes; the leaves held close to trunk but not tightly appressed. Very abundant in this forest; many plants with old fruits but few with flowers. Petals white; at anthesis opening partially to form a tube, later opening fully to expose…

78.0° 14.0’ 44.0” S3.0° 3.0’ 33.0” W

David A. Neill – NSF dendrology course

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MelastomataceaePhainanthaPhainantha shuariorumSpecimen Phainantha shuariorum

Miconia spennerostachya

July 9, 2005 (, Updated )

Arbolito 2 m; botones, flores blancas.

68.0° 45.0’ 24.0” S14.0° 34.0’ 25.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – Evert Cuevas – Ramiro Cuevas

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Miconia tiliifolia

July 8, 2005 (, Updated )

Arbusto 3 m; flores blancas.

68.0° 47.0’ 24.0” S14.0° 34.0’ 12.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – Evert Cuevas – Tatiana B. Miranda – Juana Colque – Dante Chambi – Ramiro Cuevas

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Tibouchina laevis

June 27, 2005 (, Updated )

Subarbusto 1 m; enves de hojas rojo; frutos inmaduros rojos, frutos viejos. Foto.

68.0° 57.0’ 37.0” S14.0° 37.0’ 51.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – Evert Cuevas – Ramiro Cuevas

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Miconia quadrialata

June 25, 2005 (, Updated )

Arbolito 3,5 m; frutos verdoso morados.

68.0° 57.0’ 26.0” S14.0° 39.0’ 4.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – al.

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Brachyotum sanguinolentum

June 25, 2005 (, Updated )

Subarbusto 1 m; raquis, pedicelos y caliz rojos, corola morado oscura.

68.0° 57.0’ 46.0” S14.0° 39.0’ 17.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes

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MelastomataceaeBrachyotumBrachyotum sanguinolentumSpecimen Brachyotum sanguinolentum

Brachyotum angustifolium

June 18, 2005 (, Updated )

Subarbusto 1,3 m; caliz rojo, corola verde clara amarillenta.

69.0° 5.0’ 2.0” S14.0° 42.0’ 42.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – al.

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Dichaetanthera hirsuta

February 21, 2005 (, Updated )

Arbuste de 2 m et 2 m de diamètre. Feuilles opposées décusées; rameaux rougeàtre à l'apex à forte pillosité blanche. Fleurs blanche à étamines extrorses jaunàtres.

48.0° 43.0’ 52.0” N13.0° 35.0’ 35.0” W

Martin W. Callmander – Sven Buerki – C. Manjaribe

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MelastomataceaeDichaetantheraDichaetanthera hirsutaSpecimen Dichaetanthera hirsuta

Memecylon eduliforme

February 17, 2005 (, Updated )

Arbuste 7 m à feuilles opposées. Fruit une baie verte devenant noire à maturité.

48.0° 43.0’ 3.0” N13.0° 34.0’ 58.0” W

Martin W. Callmander – Sven Buerki – C. Manjaribe

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MelastomataceaeMemecylonMemecylon eduliformeSpecimen Memecylon eduliforme

Memecylon perrieri

February 15, 2005 (, Updated )

Slender arching shrub 2 m tall. Leaves medium green, somewhat succulent. Calyx light green. Petals white. Stamens white. Photo.

49.0° 26.0’ 4.0” N12.0° 35.0’ 16.0” W

George E. Schatz – F. Ratovoson – Riri Guittou

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MelastomataceaeMemecylonMemecylon perrieriSpecimen Memecylon perrieri

Memecylon amoenum

November 6, 2004 (, Updated )

Arbuste 3 m de haut, fleur blanche, fruit vert, bleu à maturité. Peu fréquent. ICBG #: All parts without root: MG2687.

49.0° 10.0’ 6.0” N13.0° 5.0’ 59.0” W

Richard Randrianaivo – al.

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MelastomataceaeMemecylonMemecylon amoenumSpecimen Memecylon amoenum

Dichaetanthera crassinodis

October 16, 2004 (, Updated )

Arbuste 4 m à tronc blanchâtre. Inflorescences terminales, fleurs violette, étamines jaunes; dépourvu de feuilles.

49.0° 32.0’ 59.0” N13.0° 13.0’ 0.0” W

Martin W. Callmander – al.

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MelastomataceaeDichaetantheraDichaetanthera crassinodisSpecimen Dichaetanthera crassinodis

Miconia albicans

September 6, 2004 (, Updated )

Arbusto 1,5 m; frutos verdes.

68.0° 50.0’ 33.0” S13.0° 2.0’ 2.0” W

Alejandro Araujo M. – A.S. Poma C. – A. Palabral

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MelastomataceaeMiconiaMiconia albicansSpecimen Miconia albicans

Miconia fallax

September 5, 2004 (, Updated )

Arbusto, enves de las hojas glauco. Botones y flores blancos. Material secado en campo.

68.0° 25.0’ 10.0” S14.0° 43.0’ 0.0” W

L. Cayola – A. Antezana – F. Miranda – Cosme Cuevas – Dagir Cuevas

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MelastomataceaeMiconiaMiconia fallaxSpecimen Miconia fallax

Miconia dodecandra

May 21, 2004 (, Updated )

Arbol 5 m; botones cafes verduscos; flores amarillas.

68.0° 29.0’ 35.0” S15.0° 5.0’ 29.0” W

Alejandro Araujo M. – A. Antezana – F. Miranda – A.S. Poma C. – Nayda Flores

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Graffenrieda emarginata

May 18, 2004 (, Updated )

Arbolito 3 m, 2.7 cm dap; flores blancas, pistilos amarillos. Sin alcoholizar.

68.0° 29.0’ 18.0” S15.0° 5.0’ 10.0” W

A. Antezana – al.

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Tococa guianensis

December 18, 2003 (, Updated )

Arbolito 4.5 m, 4,6 cm dap. Hojas pubescentes, con una estructura globosa en la base, con hormigas. Frutos inmaduros verdes, maduros morados, talamo violeta rosaceo. Material alcoholizado.

67.0° 54.0’ 47.0” S14.0° 25.0’ 13.0” W

L. Cayola – Alejandro Araujo M. – Narel Paniagua Zambrana – Eric Macuapa – G. Macuapa – S. Apana – J. Sevillano – J. Kuqui

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Miconia dodecandra

November 16, 2003 (, Updated )

Arbusto 2,5 m; botones y petalos blanco rosados, ovario verde claro. Sin alcoholizar. Foto

68.0° 28.0’ 56.0” S15.0° 7.0’ 42.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – L. Cayola – Susan Whitehead – Ramiro Cuevas – Rolando Cuevas

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MelastomataceaeMiconiaMiconia dodecandraSpecimen Miconia dodecandra

Ossaea boliviensis

November 14, 2003 (, Updated )

Subarbusto 1,2 m; fruto inmaduro verde, maduro azulito. Alcoholizado

68.0° 27.0’ 25.0” S15.0° 2.0’ 11.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – L. Cayola – Susan Whitehead – Ramiro Cuevas – Rolando Cuevas

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MelastomataceaeOssaeaOssaea boliviensisSpecimen Ossaea boliviensis

Tococa guianensis

November 14, 2003 (, Updated )

Subarbusto 1,7 m; botones, flores rosadas. Alcoholizado. Foto

68.0° 27.0’ 25.0” S15.0° 2.0’ 11.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – L. Cayola – Susan Whitehead – Ramiro Cuevas – Rolando Cuevas

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MelastomataceaeTococaTococa guianensisSpecimen Tococa guianensis

Miconia tomentosa

November 13, 2003 (, Updated )

Arbusto 2,4 m; botones, petalos crema, estambres magenta. Alcoholizado. Foto

68.0° 27.0’ 25.0” S15.0° 2.0’ 11.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – L. Cayola – Susan Whitehead – Ramiro Cuevas

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Blakea rosea

November 13, 2003 (, Updated )

Arbusto 3 m; botones, flores rosado claras, estambres morados. Foto. Alcoholizado

68.0° 26.0’ 35.0” S14.0° 59.0’ 51.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – L. Cayola – Susan Whitehead – Ramiro Cuevas – Rolando Cuevas

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MelastomataceaeBlakeaBlakea roseaSpecimen Blakea rosea

Brachyotum microdon

May 8, 2003 (, Updated )

Arbusto. Frutos rojos, algunos con pétalos persistentes de color morado oscuro.

68.0° 58.0’ 48.0” S14.0° 41.0’ 31.0” W

F. Bascopé – P.M. Jørgensen

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MelastomataceaeBrachyotumBrachyotum microdonSpecimen Brachyotum microdon

Meriania pastazana

March 11, 2003 (, Updated )

Canopy tree 15 m tall, 25 cm DBH. Relatively common on the summit of Galeras. Flowers very showy. Corolla bright orange. Anthers bright yellow; the connective appendages purple.

77.0° 31.0’ 58.0” S0.0° 49.0’ 55.0” W

David A. Neill – al.

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Quipuanthus epipetricus

March 10, 2003 (, Updated )

Herb, growing exclusively on vertical sandstone rock-face, on shaded forest slope. Rather thick tap root. Leaves arranged in rosette, adhering to rock face. Old, dry inflorescence borne horiztontally, projecting out from vertical cliff face.

77.0° 31.0’ 26.0” S0.0° 49.0’ 57.0” W

David A. Neill – al.

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Memecylon bakerianum

February 15, 2003 (, Updated )

Much-branched tree to 2.5 m tall along stream bed. Leaves glossy medium green, petiole reddish purple. Calyx light green. Petals pink-magenta outside, bluish purple inside. Anthers white. Photo. DNA.

47.0° 0.0’ 15.0” N20.0° 4.0’ 10.0” W

George E. Schatz

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MelastomataceaeMemecylonMemecylon bakerianumSpecimen Memecylon bakerianum

Tibouchina longifolia

October 6, 2002 (, Updated )

Subfrútice 0.4 m; botones, flores blancas, estambres amarillos; fruto inmaduro verde. En talud en orilla de río. Material alcoholizado

67.0° 58.0’ 15.0” S14.0° 20.0’ 56.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – Fabiola Torrico

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MelastomataceaeTibouchinaTibouchina longifoliaSpecimen Tibouchina longifolia

Tibouchina granulosa

October 2, 2002 (, Updated )

Arbol 4 m, 8 cm dap; corteza externa rugosa blanquesina, interna de dos capas, la externa beige oscuro y la interna amarillenta; hojas ásperas; frutos viejos cafés.

68.0° 21.0’ 12.0” S14.0° 36.0’ 5.0” W

Carla Maldonado – Tatiana B. Miranda – F. Canqui – Remberto Alvarez

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MelastomataceaeTibouchinaTibouchina granulosaSpecimen Tibouchina granulosa

Tibouchina granulosa

July 4, 2002 (, Updated )

Arbusto 2.5 m; flores vistosas morado-rosadas; fruto inmaduro. En matorral

68.0° 13.0’ 58.0” S14.0° 30.0’ 0.0” W

Alfredo F. Fuentes – Alejandro Araujo M. – F. Bascopé – Remberto Alvarez – Marcelino Villanueva

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MelastomataceaeTibouchinaTibouchina granulosaSpecimen Tibouchina granulosa

Meriania rigida

February 18, 2002 (, Updated )

Tree 12 m tall. Corolla deep purple-violet. Filaments purple. Anthers yellow. Leaves bullate between secondary veins.

78.0° 46.0’ 24.0” S4.0° 7.0’ 29.0” W

David A. Neill – Wilson Quizhpe – José M. Manzanares – Alexander Hirtz – Tom Delinks – Carla J. Cole

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MelastomataceaeMerianiaMeriania rigidaSpecimen Meriania rigida

Meriania hexamera

March 22, 2001 (, Updated )

Canopy tree to 25 m tall, 30 cm diameter. Flowers very showy. Corolla violet-pink, fading after anthesis. Anthers yellow.

78.0° 10.0’ 41.0” S3.0° 15.0’ 42.0” W

David A. Neill – José M. Manzanares

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Gravesia ecalcarata

January 31, 1999 (, Updated )

Suffrutescent erect herb to 0.5 m tall. Stem with red indument. Calyx green with red pubescence. Petals deep pink magenta. Stamens white. Style/stigma pink magenta. Photo.

49.0° 33.0’ 18.0” N15.0° 18.0’ 12.0” W

George E. Schatz

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Miconia albicans

June 8, 1997 (, Updated )

Shrub 1 m tall; leaves dark, glossy green above, brownish grey below; flowers white. Plants field-collected in 70% isopropyl alcohol.

88.0° 32.0’ 30.0” S17.0° 21.0’ 25.0” E

Gerrit Davidse – Douglas L. Holland

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MelastomataceaeMiconiaMiconia albicansSpecimen Miconia albicans

Clidemia dentata

May 28, 1997 (, Updated )

Shrub 2 m tall; flowers white. In ravine along creek. Photos. DNA sample. Plants field-collected in 70% isopropyl alcohol.

88.0° 58.0’ 51.0” S16.0° 27.0’ 34.0” E

Gerrit Davidse

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MelastomataceaeClidemiaClidemia dentataSpecimen Clidemia dentata

Clidemia dentata

May 19, 1997 (, Updated )

In tree fall gap. Shrub 2 m; flowers white. Photo. Plants field-collected in 70% isopropyl alcohol.

88.0° 58.0’ 51.0” S16.0° 27.0’ 34.0” E

Gerrit Davidse – Douglas L. Holland

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MelastomataceaeClidemiaClidemia dentataSpecimen Clidemia dentata

Dichaetanthera schatzii

November 13, 1989 (, Updated )

Tree 4 m tall spreading; leaves medium Green above, lighter below; calyx pink turning violet with age; petals pink; filaments yellow; style/stigma pink; photo.

50.0° 1.0’ 59.0” N15.0° 46.0’ 59.0” W

George E. Schatz

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MelastomataceaeDichaetantheraDichaetanthera schatziiSpecimen Dichaetanthera schatzii

Medinilla viguieri

December 5, 1988 (, Updated )

Epiphyte 2-4 m above the ground; leaves medium green above, purple tinted below; calyx green; petals deep purple-magenta, anthers cream-yellow; photo.

47.0° 24.0’ 59.0” N21.0° 15.0’ 59.0” W

George E. Schatz – James S. Miller

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MelastomataceaeMedinillaMedinilla viguieriSpecimen Medinilla viguieri

Lijndenia roborea

November 5, 1988 (, Updated )

Shrub 2 m tall; in low-lying peat area over white sand; leaves succulent, medø ium olive green; inflorescences ramiø florous; petals light powder blue; filaø ments light blue; anthers yellow, style light blue; photo.

49.0° 7.0’ 59.0” N18.0° 51.0’ 0.0” W

George E. Schatz

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Monolena multiflora

February 20, 1978 (, Updated )

Epiphyte, leaves red below, flowers pink

80.0° 27.0’ 59.0” S8.0° 40.0’ 59.0” E

Barry E. Hammel

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MelastomataceaeMonolenaMonolena multifloraSpecimen Monolena multiflora

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