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Hampea thespesioides Triana & Planch.

Thespesia-like Hampea (Hampea thespesioides)

This species was described in 1862, it is apaprently known from two populations in the Department of Antioquia, Colombia, according to other sources, however, it is known from only a single locality in Tolima south of Antioquia.

The tree was locally known as Achote cimarrón or Zapotillo.

The species is now considered extinct.


edited: 02.06.2019