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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/8/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 4/8/2013)
Species Stemmadenia allenii Woodson
PlaceOfPublication Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 28: 461. 1941.- FIG. 4A.
Description Trees or shrubs, to 4 m, ? glabrous. Leaves elliptic, acuminate, obtuse basal- ly, to 14 cm long and 6 cm wide, glabrous, membranaceous; petioles 3-7 mm long, weakly perfoliate. Inflorescences cymose, axillary, 1-4 flowered. Flowers with the pedicels ca. 4-5 mm long; bracteole 1, deltoid, attached ca. midway on the pedicel; calyx-lobes unequal, oblong, ca. 6-9 mm long, glabrous; corolla infundibuliform, pale yellow to white, the tube proper 10-12 mm long, the throat 15-20 mm long, the lobes obliquely obovate, ca. 12-15 mm long; stamens at- tached at the top of the corolla tube, the anthers ca. 3 mm long; nectaries some- what fleshy, the stigma umbraculiform-pentagonal. Follicles slender, strongly di- vergent, both ends acuminate, ca. 3-5 cm long; seeds compressed, ovate, ca. 7-9 mm long, the testa rugose.
Habit Trees or shrubs
Distribution Known only from Panama.
Native Panama
Specimen COCLE: Cerro Pilon at El Valle de Anton, Duke 12159, Dwyer & Correa 7936, Dwyer et al. 4502a, Porter et al. 4628 (all MO). N of El Valle de Anton, Allen 2187 (MO, holotype), 2239, 3692 (both US). Vicinity of La Mesa, N of El Valle de Anton, Allen 2364 (MO, US). PANAMA: Between Cerro Azul anid Cerro Jefe, Dressler 3333 (MO). Cerro Campana, Dressler 3523, Sr. Hayden 116, Dwyer & Kirkbride 7848 (all MO).
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