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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/4/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 9/4/2013)
Species Faramea luteovirens Standley
PlaceOfPublication Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 138. 1916.
Note TYPE: Panama, Pittier 4038 (US, holotype).
Description Trees to 10 m tall, the twiglets smooth, shiny, terete, finally angular, glabrous,
Habit Trees
Description the nodes well spaced. Leaves oblong, obovate oblong, oblong rotund, to 15 cm long, to 8 cm wide, obtuse, rounded or truncate at the apex, cuspidate, the cusp to 1.5 cm long, often falcate, cuneate to acute, rarely truncate at the base, equi- lateral, the costa plane to prominulous above, prominent beneath, the lateral veins 10-13, widely arcuate, prominulous above and beneath, the intervenal areas reticulate, the veinlets often disappearing, the margin conspicuously thickened, coriaceous, glabrous, concolorous or discolorous, usually drying lemon yellow; petioles stiff, to 1 cm long, glabrous; stipules appressed, deltoid to compressed hemispherical,, 2-4 mm long, the awn subulate, 3.5-5.5 mm long, coriaceous, glabrous. Inflorescences axillary or occasionally terminal, the peduncle usually suppressed (or if present to 2 cm long), branches few or absent, the flowers 1-2 per axil; pedicels strongly ascending, to 5 cm long, stiff, lignose, glabrous, ex- panded at the apex. Flowers with hypanthium oblong, ca. 9 mm long, coriaceous, glabrous, the calycine cup ca. 4 mm long with patches of minute appressed glands within, these covered with a membranous "skin," the calycine teeth absent, the margin undulate; corolla white, the tube narrowly cylindrical, falcate, ca. 2.2 cm long, ca. 4.5 mm wide medially, contracted below the middle, stiffly petaloid or subcoriaceous, glabrous, the lobes 3-4, lanceolate, 2.2-3.0 cm long, ca. 4.5 mm wide at the base, obtuse, coriaceous, glabrous, the margins deeply infolded; sta- mens 4, narrowly oblong, ca. 10 mm long, ca. 1.3 mm wide, obtuse, the filaments slender, dorsifixed, ca. 4 mm long, inserted on the lower 1/3 of the corolla tube; stigmas 2, erect, linear, to 2.2 mm long, the style slender, ca. 22 mm long, ca. 0.35 mm wide, the ovary thick walled. Fruits subglobose, 8-1.5 cm in diam., crowned with a calycine cup, smooth, glabrous, drying black.
Distribution known from Panama and Colombia.
Note The label on Duke 10055 indicates that the flowers turn maroon.
Common Huesito
Specimen CANAL ZONE: Old Fort Lorenzo, Croat 15411 (MO). Fort Sherman, Dwyer 7180 (MO). Pipeline Road, vicinity of Rio Mendoca, Gentry 7469 (MO). Fort Lorenzo, Johnston 1514 (MO). Road to Battery VII, Johnston 1662 (MO). Rio Petitpie, Fort Sherman to Gatun Locks, Mori & Kallunki 2701 (MO). Headwaters Rio Providencia, Nee & Gentry 8656 (MO). Gatun, Standley 27177 (MO). Fort Sherman, Standley 31006 (US, S); Tyson & Dwyer 1187, 1189 (both MO). Fort San Lorenzo, Tyson 2230 (MO). BARRO COLORADO ISLAND: Croat 5217, 6725 (both MO). CHIRIQu1: 4.1 mi from Boquete, Road to David, Kirkbride 102A (MO). Cano Quebrado, Pittier 6664 (US). COL6N: Near home of P. H. Zimmerman, Achiote, Folsom et al. 3326 (MO). Loma de la Gloria, Fat6, Pittier 4038, 4098 (both US). DARIEN: Rio Tuira and Rio Paca, Duke 5024 (MO). Asnati, Duke 10055 (MO). Pinias, Duke 10603 (MO). Near Estero Grande off Rio Maresa, Duke 10954 (MO). Rio Perrec6nega and Rancho Frio, Duke & Elias 13883 (MO). Morti Hydro, Rio Morti, Duke 14212, 14241 (both MO). La Palma, Pittier 6697 (US). SAN BLAS: Isla Sokatupu, Duke 8956 (MO). Playon Chico, Stier 187 (MO). Isla Pino, near Mulatupo, Elias 1701 (GH, MO). Rio Mulatupo, headwaters, Elias 1764 (GH, MO). co- LOMBIA: CHOCO: Municipio de Rio Sucio, Parque Nal. Los Katvos. Camino Tilupo Via Alto Sautata, Leon 536 (MO).
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