|QUESNELIA ‘Tim Plowman’||? / Luther, H.*||<1983|
Cultivar of Q. marmorata with symmetrical, distichous growth habit, punctated dark brown cross-banding and very regular recurled leaves. Plant wild-collected by D Sucre at Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro in 1983 and given number Plowman12968. Named in honour of U.S. ethnobotanist Timothy Plowman (1944-89) who over 15 years wild-collected in South America the genus Erythroxylem (incl. cultivated cocoa species), which are housed in the Chicago collection of the Field Museum of Natural History.
Country of origin: Brazil
|Seed Parent: marmorata|
|Selby Gardens #1983-0068, MB1998|