Bourreria P. Browne
  • Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 168–169, pl. 15, f. 2. 1756. (10 Mar 1756)


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General Information

BOURRERIA P. Browne

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Arboles o arbustos deciduos o siempreverdes; plantas hermafroditas. Hojas enteras y pecioladas. Inflorescencias cimas terminales; cáliz campanulado o tubular, 2–5-lobado; corola relativamente grande, infundibuliforme a hipocrateriforme o tubular, generalmente 5-lobada, blanca a amarilla en las especies nicaragüenses; estambres 5; estilo bífido, estigmas 2, aplanados. Frutos with cáliz persistente, en drupas indehiscente, o en esquizocarps secos.

Un género con cerca de 30 especies restringidas a América tropical. La mayor parte de las especies se encuentran en las Antillas Mayores y en México; 5 especies se encuentran en Nicaragua y otra se espera encontrar. Las especies han sido publicadas con las variantes ortográficas Beureria y Beurreria.

M. Gottschling y J. S. Miller. Bourreria In: Fl. Mesoamericana 4(2): 305--308. 2012. 

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    Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, rarely almost whorled, simple, mostly lanceo- late or elliptic; petiolate. Inflorescences cymes, open and many-flowered or occasion- ally few-flowered. Flowers perfect, ? actinomorphic, sessile or pedicellate; calyx campanulate, closed in bud, 2-5-lobed; corolla funnelform to salverform, 5-lobed, the lobes frequently rounded; stamens 5, included or exserted, borne on the corolla throat, subsessile or the filaments only shortly free, the anthers narrow to broadly oblong; ovary ovoid, unlobed, 2- or incompletely 4-locular, the style bifid near the apex, the stigmas 2 and capitate or peltate. Fruit drupaceous, ? spherical, the pericarp thin, enclosing 4 nutlets.

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    Morphology

    Flowers small to quite large (up to 5 cm. long), few to many in lax dichotomous corymbose cymes, rarely solitary

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    Calyx globose or ovoid in bud, closed, splitting into 2–5 valvate teeth or lobes which are sometimes irregular and often cohering, tomentose inside

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    Ovary 4-locular; style terminal, bifid, or entire in a few species; stigmas truncate, capitate or clavate; ovules lateral, affixed above or below the middle

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    Drupes subglobose, small or quite large, up to 2.5 cm. diameter; endocarps ± 4-angled, splitting into 4 bony 3-angled pyrenes with ridged or winged outer faces; central column splitting into 4 erect branches with pyrenes finally suspended from the apices or ± adnate to internal angle of pyrenes or entirely obsolete; seeds laterally affixed; albumen sparse to fairly copious, fleshy.

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    Corolla-tube short or elongate-cylindrical, often broadened at the throat; lobes 5, ovate or broadly ovate, obovate or cordate, spreading, imbricate

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    Stamens 5, inserted in the tube, included or exserted; filaments filiform, short; anthers ovate or oblong

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    Leaves alternate or subverticellate, obovate-oblong, rarely acuminate, smooth or scabrid above

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    Trees or shrubs, glabrous or tomentose-pubescent

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    Trees or shrubs.

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    Fruit drupaceous, subglobose; pyrenes 4, bilocular, 1-seeded, the outer surface with thin woody lamellas.

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    Style terminal on the ovary, entire or very shortly bifid; stigmas 2, capitate or peltate, or 1, bilobed.

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    Inflorescences paniculate or corymbose, sometimes few-flowered, terminal but sometimes apparently lateral.

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    Leaves alternate, sometimes crowded, petiolate, simple, usually entire.

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    Stamens 5, inserted on the corolla tube, sometimes about the middle, included or exserted; anthers oblong on short filaments.

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    Corolla tube usually campanulate; lobes 5, frequently rounded, spreading or reflexed.

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    Calyx campanulate, closed in bud, 2–5-lobed.

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    Flowers hermaphrodite, actinomorphic, subsessile or pedicellate.

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    Habit

    Trees or shrubs

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    Distribution

    About 30 species, mostly in the West Indies, but a few occur in Venezuela, Central America, and Florida.

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    Included Species

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