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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 2/7/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 2/7/2013)
PlaceOfPublication Journ. Arn. Arb. 11: 121. 1930.
Description Twining shrubs; stems striate, conspicuously verrucose-lenticellate, glabrous. Leaves petiolate, the lamina ovate, the apex acuminate, the base truncate or ob- scurely cordate, 7-12 cm. long, 5-9 cm. wide, at length subcoriaceous, glabrous, somewhat bullate above; petioles 3-4 cm. long, glabrous. Staminate inflorescence axillary, paniculiform, 8-24 cm. long, the rachis glabrous; bracts 1.0-1.5 mm. long, 0.5 mm. wide; bracteoles scarious, ovate to lanceolate, 0.5-1.0 mm. long. Staminate flowers: Sepals 6, glabrous, the 3 exterior obscurely coherent at the base, ovate to lanceolate, membranous, 0.5-0.8 mm. long, 0.3-0.6 mm. wide, the 3 interior con- spicuously larger, ovate to elliptic, the apex obtuse or rounded, the base truncate or rounded, 1.3-1.7 mm. long, 1.0-1.4 mm. wide; petals 6, cuneate, carnose, 0.7-1.2 mm. long, 0.5-0.8 mm. wide, glabrous; stamens 6, about 1 mm. long, the filaments coherent at the base. Pistillate flower not seen. Drupe ovoid, yellow about 1.5 cm. long, 1.0 cm. wide.
Habit shrubs
Distribution Endemic to Panama.
Native Panama
Specimen CANAL ZONE: Barro Colorado Island, Bangham 541, Salvoza 960; Las Cascadas Planta- tion, near Summit, Standley 29519; Margarita Swamp, south of France Field, Maxon & Valentine 7046.
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