Pachyptera kerere (Aubl.) Sandwith
  • Rec. Trav. Bot. Néerl.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Pachyptera kerere (Aubl.) Sandwith. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 22 Nov 2019'

General Information

Liana to at least 5 cm in diameter, the bark gray, smooth; stem with 4 phloem arms in cross section; twigs subtetragonal, longitudinally striate, glab- rous to subpuberulous, interpetiolar glands conspicuous; pseudostipules ver- tically 3-seriate, acute. Leaves 3-foliolate or 2-foliolate with a tendril or tendril scar; leaflets ovate, long-acuminate to acute, broadly cuneate to narrowly sub- cordate, membranaceous, secondary nerves 6-10 on a side, scattered lepidote below, less so above, puberulous along main veins above and beneath, sunken plate-shaped glands usually conspicuous on both surfaces, olive to brownish when dry, usually darker above; tendril trifid, 8-16 cm long to branching, the three arms 0.2-4.0 cm long, often unequal; terminal leaflet 9-24 cm long and 3.4-10 cm wide, the laterals 7.8-22 cm long and 2.4-9.2 cm wide; terminal petiolule 1.5-6.1 cm long, the laterals 0.5-3.2 cm long, the petiole 0.9-7.1 cm long, above with a conspicuous apical glandular field, scabrous as the petiolules. Inflorescence a short axillary or terminal raceme of ca. 10 flowers opening one at a time, the rachis and pedicels puberulous. Flowers with the calyx campanu- late, irregularly truncate, puberulous, with scattered glands, 7-12 mm long and 5-9 mm wide; corolla white (Panama), tubular-campanulate, 3.6-7.3 cm long and 0.7-1.4 cm wide at the mouth of tube, the tube 3.0-6.3 cm long with a narrowed base 2.3-2.6 cm long and 0.2-0.6 cm wide, lobes 0.5-1.8 cm long, simple puberulous outside with plate-shaped glands at the base of the lobes, inside glandular-lepidote on the lobes and glandular-pubescent below the level of stamen insertion; stamens didynamous, the anther thecae pubescent, each 2-4 mm long, usually bent, the longer filaments 1.9-2.1 cm long, shorter filaments 1.4-1.6 cm long, the staminode 0.3-9.8 cm long, inserted 2.3-2.5 cm above the base of corolla tube; pistil 4.5-4.8 cm long, ovary flattened-cylindric, 2-3 mm long and 1.5-2 mm wide, 1-1.5 mm thick, minutely papillose; disc pulvinate, 1-2 mm long and 3-4 mm wide. Capsule (Panama) fusiform-oblong, acuminate at both ends, only slightly compressed, 10.2-22 cm long and 2.4-4.0 cm wide, 1.0-2.4 cm thick, the surface smooth, somewhat glandular and slightly lepidote, the midrib raised; seeds 1.8-2.4 cm long and 2.8-3.8 cm wide, rela- tively thick and corky, without wings.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
    • ]. 



  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 


  • Provided by: [D].Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    • Distribution

      ranges from British Honduras to Amazonian Brazil.

    • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
      • Source: [
      • 1
      • ]. 

      Distribution Map

      • Native distribution
      Found in
      • Southern America Brazil Amapí
      • Amazonas
      • Parí
      • Rondônia
      • Roraima

       Information From

      World Flora Online Data. 2017.
      • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
      MBG Floras Images
      Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
      • B Missouri Botanical Garden
      Flora de Panama
      Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
      • C Missouri Botanical Garden
      Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
      Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
      • D Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
      World Flora Online consortium
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
      • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).