Deeringothamnus pulchellus Small
  • Bull. Torrey Bot. Club
  • Beautiful pawpaw

Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

Leaves: petiole 2-4 mm. Leaf blade spreading-ascending, mostly elevated above shoots, oblong to oblong-ovate or spatulate, 4-7 cm, base cuneate to narrowly rounded, margins narrowly revolute, apex obtuse to broadly rounded, often notched. Inflorescences: peduncle slender, 1-3cm. Flowers nodding to ascending, white to pale pink, sweetly fragrant; sepals 2-4, erect, ovate-triangular, ca. 5 mm; petals 6-12(-15), ascending to apically recurved, linear or narrowly oblong, 2-3 cm × ca. 2 mm; pistils (1-)5(-7). Berries 4-7cm. Seeds 1-1.5 cm, slightly flattened laterally.

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    Rehder, A.J. and W.A. Dayton. 1944. A new combination in Asimina. J.Arnold Arbor. 25: 84. Small, J.K. 1926. Deeringothamnus pulchellus. Addisonia 11: 33-34.

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    Other Local Names

    Beautiful pawpaw

     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