Desmopsis maxonii Saff.
  • Bull. Torrey Bot. Club

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Desmopsis maxonii Saff. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Sep 2020'

General Information

Tree 5-7 m. high with appressed-hairy branchlets. Leaves on petioles 5 mm. long, glabrous above, the underside pale fulvous-hirsute at first, finally quite gla- brous, broadly elliptic or elliptic-oblong or lanceolate, acute and decurrent at base, acuminate, 10-14 cm. long and 4-8 cm. broad. Inflorescence peduncle 7-14 mm. long, bearing near the apex a suborbicular or broadly ovate, amplexicaul bract, 7-15 mm. broad, flower solitary, pale yellow; its pedicel 3.5-6.0 cm. long, curved, slender and thickened upwards, soon quite glabrous, below the middle bearing a small bracteole. Sepals broadly triangular, 4 mm. long. Petals all uniform, linear- oblong, obtuse, 13-18 mm. long and 4-5 mm. broad, clothed outside with gray ap- pressed minute hairs. Pistils 10-15, ovules 2-5. Monocarps globose or obovoid, about 8 mm. across, subsessile or shortly stipitate, the stipes 1-3 mm. long and 1.5-2.0 mm. thick.

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  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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