Dichapetalum nevermannianum Standl. & Valerio
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Dichapetalum nevermannianum Standl. & Valerio. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000645354. Accessed on: 30 Nov 2020'

General Information

Shrub to 2.5 m, slender; young branches densely velutinous-pilose, the hairs ca 2 mm long,- light brown, spreading at right angles to branchlets, glabrate with age. Leaves with blades linear-oblong, 7-13 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, the apex narrowly attenuate, the base more or less unequal, broadly rounded or slightly cordate, velutinous-pilose above and below chiefly on the mid-vein and margin; petioles to 5 mm long, densely velutinous-pilose, the hairs spreading, light brown. Inflorescences usually terminal, few-flowered, densely ash-gray-tomentulose, the peduncle ca 5 mm long. Flowers X, white, the pedicel very short; sepals 5, oblong to oval, 2-3 mm long, glabrous within, ash-gray-tomentulose without; petals 5, ca equalling sepals in length, clawed, strongly revolute, bibbed by more than 1/2 length; sta- mens 5, somewhat longer than petals, subequal, the filament free, glabrous, the anther ca 0.5 m long; disk glands 5, ca 1-1.5 mm long, elongate, opposite the petals; ovary narrowly ovoid, densely pilose, ca 1.5 mm long; styles 2, 0.5 mm long, free, erect, the stigmas 2, rarely 3, ? capitate. Drupes ovoid, 12-15 mm long, densely brown-tomentulose; seed 1.

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    Arbusto o árbol, 1–5 m, hermafrodita, las ramitas medulosas, con tricomas erectos, largos (1–3 mm), entremezclados con una capa superficial de tricomas incurvados, reducidos; estípulas 0.4–0.8 cm, lineares, enteras, persistentes o (a veces) deciduas (en los nudos inferiores). Hojas con el pecíolo 0.2–0.5 cm; lámina 5–15 X 1.5–4 cm, oblongo-lanceolada a oblongo-obovada, levemente oblicua a obtusa o subcordada en la base, acuminada en el ápice, membranácea, lisa y esparcidamente híspida en ambas caras (esp. hacia los nervios principales), con 8–13 nervios secundarios por lado. Infls. libres, 2–3 cm; pedúnculo casi nulo o hasta ca. 0.5 cm; brácteas y bractéolas 3–6 mm, linear-subuladas. Fls. bisexuales; pedicelo 1.5–3 mm; sépalos 2–3 mm; pétalos 2–2.5 mm, divididos por ca. 1/4 de su longitud; estambres con el filamento 1.75–2 mm; antera 0.3–0.5 mm; estilos 2, 1.5–1.75 mm, connatos por ca. 4/5 de su longitud. Frs. (inmaduros) ca. 1 X 1 cm, elipsoides a obovoide-elipsoides, densamente hirsutos, 1 ó 3-loculares, el endocarpo maduro desconocido.

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    Habit

    Shrub

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    Distribution

    Rarely collected in lowland forests on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica and Panama. The species is one of the most distinct in the Americas.

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     Information From

    Dichapetalaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    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
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/Costa%20Rica
    Hammel, B. E.; Grayum, M. H.; Herrera, C.; Zamora, N. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2003-2014
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • E Botanic Gardens Conservation International