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PORTEA (5)

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PORTEA ‘Helga Tarver’ Cathcart, D.* ?

Collected in Brazil, Minas Gerais, Jequitinhona county by Chester Skotak, Pedro Nahoum and Chester Skotak Jr. in 1996, but does not link directly to a named species, the closest being P. petropolitana var. noettigii. Flowering to 1m high, Tropiflora #6297. Named to honour the inquisitive cultonomist from Clearwater FL