Tournefortia maculata Jacq.
  • Enum. Syst. Pl.


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General Information

Tournefortia maculata Jacq., Enum. Syst. Pl. 14. 1760.

Trepadoras leñosas, las ramitas esparcidamente estrigulosas, glabrescentes. Hojas (3–) 5–9 cm de largo y (1.5–) 2.5–4 cm de ancho, ápice acuminado a atenuado, base aguda a obtusa y frecuentemente decurrente, márgenes enteros, en la haz muy esparcida y cortamente estrigulosas, en el envés regular y cortamente estrigulosas; pecíolos (3–) 5–12 mm de largo, esparcida y cortamente estrigulosos. Inflorescencias en cimas laxamente muy ramificadas, generalmente terminales, pedúnculos 8–24 mm de largo, puberulentos a estrigulosos, flores sésiles y distantes 1–10 mm; sépalos lanceolados a triangulares, 0.8–2 mm de largo, estrigulosos; corola amarillo-verdosa pálida, lobos filiformes, 1.5–3 mm de largo, tubo 3.3–5 mm de largo, densamente estriguloso; anteras lanceoloides, 0.8–1 mm de largo, connadas apicalmente, casi sésiles, insertas en la boca del tubo de la corola; ovario ovoide, 0.8–1 mm de largo, disco crateriforme a apenas evidente, estilo 0.8–4 mm de largo, estigma capitado. Frutos 4-lobados, 2.5–4 mm de largo, glabros, blancos con marcas negras.

Común, en hábitats diversos en las zonas pacífica y atlántica; 0–800 m; fl y fr durante todo el año; Guzmán 430, Sandino 3082; México a Sudamérica.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Nicaragua
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    Shrubs, decumbent, or small trees to 5 m, the younger parts pubescent. Leaves alternate + elliptic to ovate, entire, acute to acuminate, the bases obtuse or rarely oblique, to 14 cm long and 5 cm wide, ? glabrous to moderately pubescent on both surfaces; petioles to ca 2 cm long. Inflorescences cymose, arranged in irreg- ular panicles, the branches to 5 cm long. Flowers sessile or with pedicels to 2 mm long in fruit; calyx of 5 free sepals, deltoid or ovate-elliptic, ca 1.5-2 mm long, sparsely scurfy to lightly strigose; corolla white to pale yellow-green, the tube ca 4-5 long, the lobes subulate, each less than1 mm long, ? scurfy; stamens 5, borne ca halfway up corolla tube, sessile, the anthers ca 1 mm long, connate apically; ovary ovoid, the style delicate, ca 2-3 mm long, the stigma conical. Fruit orange to yellow, distinctly (2-) 4-lobed, ca 4-5 mm wide, separating into (2-)4 nutlets at maturity.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 2
    • ]. 

    Habit

    Shrubs or small trees

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 2
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and northwestern South America.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 2
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    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
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    • E Botanic Gardens Conservation International