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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/24/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/24/2013)
Species Wimmeria Schlecht. & Cham.
PlaceOfPublication Linnaea 7: 427. 1831.
Note TYPE: W. concolor Schlecht. & Cham.
Description Essentially glabrous tree. Leaves alternate or subopposite at the apices of branchlets, petiolate; pedicels short. Flowers perfect, regular, 5-merous; perianth imbricate; calyx subobsolete, the lobes obtuse; petals inserted below the disc, sessile, shorter than or as long as the stamens; anthers dorsifixed, laterally dehiscent; disc fleshy, lobed; ovary adnate to the disc at the base, pyrami- date-trigonous, 3-locular, 2 (or more) ovules per locule, basifixed, the style short, the stigma 3-lobed. Fruit a triquetrous samara, the endocarp papery, 1- seeded, 1-loculate by abortion.
Habit tree
Distribution This genus ranges from Brazil north to Panama and Guatemala.
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