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Flora Data (Last Modified On 1/11/2013)
Species DENDROPANAX SESSILIFLORUS (Standl. & A. C. Smith) A. C. Smith
PlaceOfPublication Trop. Woods 66:3. 1941.
Synonym Gilibertia sessiliflora Standl. & A. C. Smith, in Ann. Mo. Bot. Gard. 27:326. 1940.
Description Trees, the branchlets stout. Leaves chartaceous or thin-coriaceous, broadly elliptic, 11-21 cm. long, 7-13 cm. broad, acute at the apex, obtuse at the base, undulate to serrate, the costa prominent, the primary lateral veins 6-10 per side, arcuate-ascending; petioles 1-7 cm. long. Inflorescences of 6-10 heads arranged in a condensed terminal raceme, the primary peduncle 0.5 cm. long, the primary rhachis 0.5 cm. long, the floriferous peduncles 3-4 cm. long, with several connate bracts at about the middle, articulated immediately above the bracts. Flowers 10-15 per head, 5 -merous; calyx 2-3 mm. long, about 2 mm. in diameter, the lobes deltoid, acute, about 0.7 mm. long; petals deltoid-lanceolate, 2.5-3.0 mm. long, 1.0-1.5 mm. broad, acute and inflexed at the apex; filaments 3 mm. long, the anthers subglobose-oblong, about 0.75 mm. long; styles connate, the stigmas more or less distinct.
Habit Tree
Native Endemic to Panama.
Distribution Panama
Specimen CHIRIQUI: Boquete District, el. 3800 ft., Davidson 769. SAN BLAS: forest around Puerto Obaldia, alt. 0-50 m., Pittier 4278.
 
 
 
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