Cecropia maxonii Pittier
  • Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cecropia maxonii Pittier. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000592267. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Trees 10-12 m. tall with stout, seldom-branching trunks, the young branches very stout, minutely cinereous to glabrate. Mature leaves divided nearly to the center, scabridulous and irregularly pellucid-maculate above, paler and inconspicu- ously hirtellous beneath, the lobes 9-11, conspicuously contracted toward the base, broadly obtuse to rounded at the tip, the petioles rather stout, densely and minutely puberulent, with the basal pulvinus densely ferruginous-velutinous. Staminate spadices in clusters of 12-15, up to about 10 cm. long and 4 mm. thick, with slender minutely puberulent-papillate stipes about 5-10 mm. long, the spathes oblongoid, shortly apiculate, about 12-14 cm. long shortly before anthesis, minutely subarachnoid-puberulent, the common peduncle about 5-7 cm. long shortly before anthesis, minutely pilosulose. Pistillate spadices about 10 cm. long in mature fruit (our specimen fragmentary), the common peduncle about 6-7 cm. long.

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    Habit

    Tree

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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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
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • B All Rights Reserved
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • C See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    Urticaceae
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