Porcelia Ruiz & Pav.
  • Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 84, t. 16. 1794. (early Oct 1794)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Porcelia Ruiz & Pav. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000030933. Accessed on: 26 Feb 2020'

General Information

Trees. Leaves ovate to lanceolate-oblong, nearly glabrous, with translucent glands. Flowers medium-sized, bisexual or polygamous, terminal or opposite the leaves, often produced on axillary, very reduced branchlets (pseudo-axillary flowers); pedicels articulate at the base, without bracts. Sepals small. Petals im- bricate in bud and finally widely spreading, all of about the same size, oblong- ovate or obovate. Stamens numerous; pollen sacs locellate; connective expanded above the anther into a truncate disk. Ovules numerous, lateral. Monocarps (sometimes very) large, free, stipitate, ellipsoid-cylindric, with large, reniform seeds.

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    Habit

    Trees

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    Distribution

    A small genus of 5 species. Two of them (macrocarpa and goyazensis) are indigenous in eastern Brazil, 1 (nitidifolia) in Peru and Ecuador, 1 (stein- bachii) in eastern Bolivia and adjacent parts of the Amazonas basin and 1 (magnifructa) in Panama and Venezuela.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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     Information From

    Annonaceae
    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
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).