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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 5/24/2013)
Species Zinowiewia costaricensis Lundell
PlaceOfPublication Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 65: 471. 1938.
Note TYPE: Costa Rica, Tonduz 7861 (US)
Synonym Zinowiewia ovata Lundell, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 67: 620. 1940. TYPE: Panama, Maxon 5109 (F).
Description Trees to 13 m tall. Leaves usually elliptic on the current season's branchlets, or ovate on the older branchlets, apically acuminate, basally cuneate, the margin entire, 3-6 cm long and 1.2-3.2 cm wide, the primary lateral veins 4-6 pairs, slightly elevated beneath, evident above; petiole 3-6 mm long. Inflorescences axillary, ca. 2 cm long, 3- to 4-times-forked; the primary peduncle 5-10 mm long; pedicels 2 mm long. Flowers with calyx 5-lobed, lobes orbicular, 0.5 mm in diam- eter; petals 5, broadly ovate, rounded apically, 1.5 mm long and 1 mm wide; disc nearly flat, unlobed; pistil conical, the style pointed. Fruit oblanceolate, sub- falcate, 2 cm long and 0.8 cm wide, apically emarginate, the venation netted on the wing, usually 1-loculed and 1-seeded; seed linear-oblong, 6-8 mm long.
Habit Trees
Note This species occurs in Costa Rica and Panama from 1000-1500 m. It flowers from March to April.
Distribution occurs in Costa Rica and Panama
Elevation from 1000-1500 m.
Note Lundell (1971) cited two collections not seen in this study: Chiriquf, Proctor 31876, 31999 (both LL).
Specimen CHIRIQUI: Escuela San Benito, Croat 10420 (MO). Bajo Mono Boquete, Davidson 519 (F, MO). Near El Boquete, Maxon 5109 (F). Cerro Horqueta, Pittier 2858 (US); Dwyer & Hayden 7715 (MO). Way to Lerida, Maurice 901 (US). Llanos just S of town, Stern et al. 1945, 1949 (both MO). Finca Collins, Stern et al. 1092 (?). Llanos Francia, Stern et al. 1219 (MO). COLON: 10 mi. SW of Portobelo, Liesner 1052 (MO). PANAMA: Calzada Larga, Lao & Holdridge 49 (MO).
 
 
 
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