Byrsonima nemoralis subsp. dressleri (Lewis) Cuatrec. & Croat
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Byrsonima nemoralis subsp. dressleri (Lewis) Cuatrec. & Croat. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000576958. Accessed on: 23 Feb 2020'

General Information

Tree, 6-20 m tall, 15-30 cm d.b.h. Leaves opposite, glabrous, clustered at ends of branchlets, obovate to elliptic or oblong, 5-10 cm long, 1.8-5.0 cm wide, bluntly short-acuminate, acute and decurrent at base; petioles 0.3-0.8 cm long; stipules connate into a triangular axillary ligule, 2.0-2.5 mm long. Pseudoracemes terminal, to 8 cm long; axis, pedicels, bracts, and sepals ferruginous appressed- pubescent; bracts ovate, 1.5-2.0 mm long; bracteoles narrowly ovate, ca. 1.5 mm long; pedicels to 8 mm long. Flowers many, pink, ca. 1.5 cm in diam.; sepals 5, triangular, ca. 2.2 mm long, 2.5 mm wide, each bearing 2 oblong glands which are reflexed at the apex; petals 5, pink, glabrous, clawed, the blade suborbicular, ca. 6 mm in diam., concave, the margin irregular; stamens 10, subequal, the filaments ca. 1.8 mm long, pilose at the base, the anthers introrse, non-alate, ca. 1 mm long, the connective with a thickened, long, exserted appendage; ovary glabrous, ca. 2 mm long, the styles 3, distinct, ca. 3 mm long. Drupes ovoid, ca. 1 cm long, green (immature).

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    Habit

    Tree

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    Distribution

    known from Panama and northern Colombia on the Pacific slope. The variety dressleri is endemic to the region of Cerro Jefe in Panama Province.

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     Information From

    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
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • B See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • C All Rights Reserved
    Malpighiaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).