Blakea princeps

Blakea princeps

Blakea princeps is a tree of the Melastomataceae famiy, endemic to Colombia.
Blakea princeps, Melstomataceae This is a large tree growing in montane cloud forest at around 2,000 m. Blakea princeps,Colombia,Fall,Geotagged

Naming

Blakea is named for Martin Blake, an Antiguan naturalist who sponsored the Caribbean missions of botanist Sir Patrick Browne.

Distribution

Colombia

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderMyrtales
FamilyMelastomataceae
GenusBlakea
SpeciesBlakea princeps
Photographed in
Colombia