Cliftonia monophylla (Lam.) Britton
  • Silva
  • Buckwheat tree, black titi

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

General Description

Plants to 15 m, often forming dense stands. Leaves: petiole absent or relatively short; blade bluish white abaxially, green adaxially, elliptic to oblance-olate, 2.5-10 × 1.2-1.8 cm, coriaceous, base cuneate, narrowed to petiole, apex acute to obtuse or shallowly emarginate. Flowers fragrant; petals white or pink, 6-8 mm. Fruits 5-7 mm.

Common Names

Buckwheat tree, black titi

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora of North America @
'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Flora of North America Association
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).