Marila pluricostata Standl. & L.O.Williams
  • Ceiba


This taxon is accepted by Calophyllaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

Tree to 15 m, younger branches densely brown tomentose with numerous minute appressed lepidote scales, glabrescent, twigs with pale yellow latex. Leaves 11.5-26 cm long, to 40 cm long on sterile shoots, 3.5-9 cm wide, oblong- lanceolate, elliptic or lanceolate, acuminate, the acumen to 1.1 cm long, basally obtuse or somewhat rounded, glabrous above, beneath glabrate or more com- monly with minute sessile stellate hairs and appressed lepidote scales, the major veins with an occasional stalked stellate trichome, primary veins 25-32 pairs, 0.4-1 cm apart, united into a marginal vein; petioles 1-3.7 cm long, grooved above. Inflorescence racemose, axillary at foliated or older defoliated nodes, rarely terminal on younger branches, densely brown tomentose with abundant

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    minute sessile stellate trichomes and a few lepidote scales, ca. 4 flowers per cm; rachis 10-18 cm long, pedicels 11-12 mm long, elongating to 15 mm in fruit, ca. 2 mm thick at base. Flowers pink to bright magenta; sepals 9-12 mm long, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, externally densely brown tomentose with minute appressed sessile stellate trichomes and scales, internally glabrate, reflexed at anthesis and in fruit; petals 11-12 mm long, obovate; stamens numerous, the anthers ca. 1.5 mm long, the appendage tubular; ovary 5-6 mm long, the style ca. 2.5 mm long. Fruit a fusiform, frequently bent capsule 1.5-2.5 cm long; seeds ca. 1 mm long.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Arbusto o (más frecuente) árbol, 4–20(–30) m, con pubescencia de tricomas escamiformes ciliados, o estrellados a dendríticos. Hojas con el pecíolo 1.3–3 cm; lámina 17–40 X 5–12 cm, aguda a redondeada en la base, aguda en el ápice, con 20–40 nervios secundarios por lado 8–13 mm distantes, el nervio submarginal fuerte desde abajo de la mitad, las marcas de resina usualmente muy inconspicuas en el envés. Infls. péndulas, 12–30 cm. Botones florales 9–11 mm. Fls. fragantes, con las anteras 1.5–2 mm, ± cilíndricas, el apéndice 0.4–0.5 mm, cupulado. Frs. 2–3 cm, los sépalos reflexos; semillas ca. 0.5 mm, los tricomas planos, más cortos a ± iguales que el cuerpo.

  • Provided by: [D].Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Habit

    Tree

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    occurs in Costa Rica and Panama.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Calophyllaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/Costa%20Rica
    Hammel, B. E.; Grayum, M. H.; Herrera, C.; Zamora, N. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2003-2014
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).