Family: Gesneriaceae
Microchirita purpurea D.J.Middleton & Triboun
holotype of Microchirita purpurea D.J.Middleton & Triboun
Collector/Expedition: Middleton, David J.
Collection number: 5681
Collection date: 27 August 2012
Country of origin: Thailand:Chanthaburi:Kaeng Hang Maeo
Collecting locality: Khao Chamao National Park. Wat Khao Wong Kot
Latitude: 12° 52' 53'' N, Longitude: 101° 49' 8'' E
Habitat: Limestone cliff.
Description: Herb on cliff face, very abundant. Stems fleshy, green, tinged red. Leaves pale green above and beneath, hairs on leaves stiff. Calyx pale green. Corolla dark purple, slightly paler in tube. Fruit green.
Barcode: E00626983
Herbarium region: 6B (Indo-China)
Associated material:
liquid-preserved (alcohol, usually ethanol)