Collection Details

Species: Pulchranthus sp.

Acanthaceae Pulchranthus sp.
J. L. Clark , L. Clavijo, M. Overstreet 11610

Collection Date: 22 May 2010
Determined By: T. F. Daniel
Determination Date: 7 October 2010
Institution: CAS


Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu

Locality Description: Distrito: Madre de Dios, Los Amigos Estación Biologica (CICRA), near junction of the rivers Río Los Amigos and Río Madre de Dios.

DD Latitude: -12.5694

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 260-290 m


Habitat Description: Tierra firme forest near flood plain.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Terrestrial herb, 20-40 cm tall. Inflorescence erect. Petals violet blue. Digital photographs of this collection are posted in the Andes-Amazon Atrium of BRIT ( and with John L. Clark (UNA).

Other Data

Project: Flora of Peru