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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/27/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 11/27/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Trop. Woods 83:15. 1945.
Description Tree to 30 m. tall, with aromatic bark. Leaves 10-30 cm. long, with glabrous petioles; leaflets 8-12, alternate or opposite, distinctly inequilateral, narrowly ovate-oblong or broadly oblong, 2.5-9 cm. long, 1.3-3.5 cm. broad, falcate- acuminate, apically attenuate and minutely retuse, basally obtuse or cuneate, gla- brous, often punctate, principal veins somewhat pubescent below. Flowers unknown. Legume (immature) obovate-rotund, about 3 cm. long and broad, obtuse apically and basally; seed obovate-oblong, 1.5 cm. long and 1.1 cm. broad, invested by a dark-red aril 1.7 cm. long.
Habit Tree
Distribution Panama.
Specimen CHIRIQUI: Horconcitos, Pittier 5ii8; San Felix, Pittier 5263. DARIEN: Pinogana, Pittier 6989. PANAMA: Bella Vista, Macbride 2755. VERAGUAS: Karszenisz s. n.
Note This species was described from fruiting (immature) material, and perhaps when flowering material becomes available specific delimitation will be more precise. Apparently it is intermediate between South American species (C. guianensis) and C. pana-mensis.
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