Collection Details

Species: Aphelandra aurantiaca

Acanthaceae Aphelandra cf. aurantiaca
J. L. Clark , L. Clavijo, J. Janovec, M. Overstreet, J. Wells 11550

Collection Date: 20 May 2010
Determined By: T. F. Daniel
Determination Date: 7 October 2010
Institution: CAS


Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Locality Description: Distrito: Puerto Maldonado, trail to Aguajal, 37.5 KM west of Puerto Maldonado, highway Cusco-Puerto Maldonado.

DD Latitude: -12.7133

DD Longitude: -69.4697

Elevation: 200-246 m


Habitat Description: Wetland (Aguajal) dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Terrestrial herb, 40-80 cm tall. Bracts green. Corolla bright orange. 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