Saurauia veraguasensis Seem.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Saurauia veraguasensis Seem. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000500907. Accessed on: 29 Sep 2020'

General Information

Shrub or tree to 15 m, copiously pubescent. Leaves with the blade narrowly elliptic to obovate, the apex acute to acuminate, the base obtuse to acute, frequently oblique, the margins-setaceous-serrulate to serrate, 11-40 cm long, 3-18 cm wide, chartaceous to subcoriaceous, the secondary veins in 14-26 pairs, the tertiary veins elevated, more prominent than the lesser reticulation, sparingly to abundantly strigillose, sericeous, setulose or hirtellous between the veins above, usually stellate or dendroid between the veins beneath, the axils of the secondary veins frequently villous-barbate beneath; petioles 1-9 cm long, 2-4 mm in diam. Inflorescence 7- to 95-flowered, 7-30 cm long, 3-18 cm wide, the primary peduncle 4-10 cm long, the bracts foliaceous or linear to triangular, 1-50 mm long. Flowers 13-27 mm broad, the buds to 5-8 mm in diam, the pedicels 3-10 mm long; sepals 5, 4-7 mm long, 3-7 mm wide, the inner 2 medially densely heterotrichous, laterally appressed- stellate, submarginally glabrous, ciliate, the imbricate sepal densely heterotrichous on the exterior half, appressed-stellate, submarginally glabrous, ciliate on the interior half, the outer 2 densely heterotrichous, all submarginally appressed-stellate, glabrous elsewhere within; petals 5, white to pinkish, oblong to obovate, 7-11 mm long, 4-9 mm wide, obtuse to retuse; stamens 23-48, the anthers 1.5-2.5 mm long, the filaments 1.5-3.0 mm long; ovary 5-locular, globose, densely pubescent with filiform trichomes, the styles obsolete or up to 4 mm long, the stigmas simple to subcapitate. Berries 6-10 mm in diam, globose, densely pubescent with filiform trichomes.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    Shrub tree

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    Distribution

    Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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     Information From

    Actinidiaceae
    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