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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/5/2013)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 9/5/2013)
Species Isertia haenkeana DC.
PlaceOfPublication Prodr. 4: 437. 1830.
Note TYPE: Mexico, Haenke, not seen
Synonym Isertia spicaeformis Hemsl., Biol. Centr. Amer. Bot. 2: 31. 1881, not DC. 1830.
Description Trees to 6 m tall or shrubs, the branchlets angular, usually densely villosulose or villose, the nodes well spaced, often constricted. Leaves oblong, widely lan- ceolate, occasionally obovate oblong, to 46 cm long, to 28 cm wide, cuspidate, the cusp to 2.5 cm long, deltoid to acute at the apex, subobtuse to cuneate at the base, often attenuate, occasionally slightly inequilateral, the costa slender, sub- immersed or slightly prominulous above, prominent beneath, especially proxi- mally, the secondary veins 15-22, rigid, ascending, the intervenal areas with perpendicular veinlets, membranous, papyraceous, rarely subcoriaceous, usually dull grey green beneath when dry, glabrous above, appressed villosulose beneath; petioles 0.5-6 cm long, the lamina decurrent adaxially, pubescent; stipules tra- peziform or ovate elliptic, to 1.6 cm long, acute, carinate, villose. Inflorescences terminal, solitary, puberulent, thrysiform, pyramidal, oblong or subrotund, rarely wider than long, shorter than the terminal leaves, to 21 cm long, to 10 cm wide, the peduncles absent or to 5 cm long, often stout, to 0.6 cm wide, angular, the basal branches usually opposite, the lower branches of epedunculate inflores- cences more remote from the upper branches, these appearing whorled, densely flowered. Flowers with the hypanthium and calycine cup subrotund, ca. 4 mm diam., to 2 mm long, sparsely pubescent outside, but with patches of glands at or near the apex of the cup within, the teeth 4-5, scarcely evident; corolla yellow, the tube narrowly cylindrical, ca. 20 mm long, glabrous outside, pubescent above the middle within, the lobes ca. 6 mm long, slightly cucullate, about 1/3 the length of the tube or less, golden villose within; stamens 5, the anthers oblong, ca. 3.5 mm long, acute at the apex, the filaments crassate, about as long as the anther, attached near the corolla mouth; ovarian disc prominent, padlike, the style linear, ca. 25 mm long, the stigmas 5, linear oblong, ca. 5 mm long. Fruits depressed rotund, to 7 mm in diam., glabrous to puberulent; seeds brown, to 1 mm long, favose.
Habit Trees
Distribution occurs in Central America, extending into Colombia and Venezuela. It also occurs in Cuba.
Common Canelito Fruta de Mono
Common Huevo de Mono Murcielago
Common Pansus Tumatti
Specimen BOCAS DEL TORO: Almirante, Blum 1388 (MO); McDaniel 5049 (MO). Chiriqui Lagoon, Seibert 1546 (US). Little Bocas, Wedel 2488 (MO, US), 2539 (MO). Santa Catalina, Blackwell et al. 2703 (MO, UC). CANAL ZONE: Madden Dam Road, Bartlett & Lasser 16442 (MO). Summit Gardens, Croat 14980 (MO). Pipeline Road within 5 mi of Gamboa Gate, D'Arcy 9275 (MO). Drowned Rio Azote Caballo, Dodge et al. 16842 (MO). Fort Kobbe, Duke 3929 (MO). Between Puentos de Las Americas & Fort Kobbe, Duke & Mussell 6552 (MO). George Greene Memorial, Dwyer 6756 (MO). Miraflores Locks, Dwyer & Robyns 2 (MO). Albrook, U.S. Army Tropic Test Site, Dwyer & Robyns 52 (MO). Chagres, Fendler 43 (MO). Road to Corozal, Gervais 129 (F). Anc6n, Gervais 149 (US). Mount Hope, Johansen 57 (MO). K-10 & K-15 Road, Luteyn 1584 (MO). Headwater Rio Providencia, 7.5 km SW of Gatun Locks, Nee & Gentry 8678 (MO). Miraflores & Corozal, Pittier 2199 (US). Gamboa, Pittier 3786 (US). Agua Clara, Pittier 5931 (US). Anc6n Hill, Seibert 389 (F, MO). Road K-15, Smith et al. 3285 (F). Pipeline Road, Smith & Smith 3303 (F). Corozal Road, Standley 26832 (US). Summit, Standley 26940 (MO). Balboa, Standley 27011 (US). Rio Tapia, Standley 28111 (US). Fort Randolph, Standley 28605 (US). Balboa, Standley 29570 (US). Summit, Standley 29640 (US). France Field, Standley 30340 (US). France Field, Standley 30426 (US). Cerro Luisa, above Pedro Miguel Locks, Stern & Chambers 2 (MO). Fort Sherman, Stimson 5100 (MO, US). Albrook, Stimson 5062 (MO). Miraflores Locks area, Tyson 1144 (MO). Gamboa Pipeline Road, Tyson 1488 (MO). Beacon Hill, Albrook Air Force Base, Tyson 2040 (MO, US). Farfan Beach, White 141 (F, MO). Summit Garden, Witherspoon & Witherspoon 8692 (MO). Anc6n Hill, Woodson et al. 1333 (F, MO). BARRO COLORADO ISLAND: Aviles 29 (F, MO); Bangham 370 (US); Brown 73 (F); Croat 4055, 4063, 5076, 6107, 6331, 7050, 11611 (all MO); Dodge 3466 (US); Dwyer 8475 (MO); Hayden 23 (MO); Kenoyer 548 (US); Luteyn 781 (F); Shattuck 625 (F, MO), 765 (F); Standley 41056 (US); Starry 133 (F, MO); Woodson & Schery 964 (F, MO); Woodworth & Vestal 352 (MO). COCLt: Cerro Pil6n, Duke 12177 (MO). El Valle, Wilbur 11140 (F). COL6N: Camp Pifia, Allen 3589 (F). Nuevo Lim6n, Allen 5141 (F). Guasimo on Rio Miguel de la Borda, Croat 9997 (MO). Sabanita, Croat 11072 (MO). Santa Rita Ridge, Croat 13175 (F). Ocean Trail between Rio Indio and Miguel de la Borda, Croat 36923 (MO). Rio Guanche near Coastal Highway, D'Arcy 10207 (MO). Road to Portobelo between Rio Piedras & Portobelo, Elias & Kirkbride 1638 (GH, MO, UC, US). Pifia, Kirkbride & Hayden 316 (MO). 6 mi SW Portobelo, Luteyn 1420 (MO). Santa Rita Ridge, Lewis et al. 5254 (MO, MOCZ, US). 7 km NE of Puerto Pil6n, road to Portobelo, Nee 6680 (MO). 3-4 km NW of Salamanca, 13 km NE of Buenos Aires, Nee 9097 (MO). Santa Rita Hills, Smith & Smith 3441 (F). DARIEN: Pinogana to Yaviza, Duke 5166 (MO). Rio Tuira between Pucro & Rio Ponusa, Duke 5388 (MO). S of El Real on Rio Pirre, Duke 5418 (MO). Cand, Stern et al. 653 (MO). Tucuti, Terry & Terry 1404 (F, MO). Cand, Williams 754 (US). PANAMA: Pacora, Allen 1121 (F, US). Without exact locality, Andersson (F). Burunga, Austin 14 (MO). Cam- pana, Castillo 27 (MO). San Jos6 Island, Correa 89 (MO). El Llano-Cartf Road, ca. 10 km N of Panamerican Highway, D'Arcy 10660 (MO). 5-6 mi E of Chepo, Duke 4050 (MO). Between El Llano and Rio Mamoni, Duke 5606 (MO). San Jos6 Island, Duke 12544 (MO); Erlanson 264, 306 (both US). Arraijan, Guerra 8 (MO). Capira, Jaramillo 36 (MO). San Jos6 Island, Johnston 77 (US). Chimdn, Lewis et al. 3241 (MO). Capira, Maurice 803 (MO). 6 km SW Arraijan, road to Bique, Nee 6903 (MO). Capira, Paul 135 (US). Las Sabanas, Pittier 6705 (US). Juan Franco Race Track, Standley 27741 (US). Tumba Muerta Road, Standley 29753 (US). San Jos6 Island, Stimson (MO). Arraijan, Woodson et al. 1366 (F, MO). SAN BLAS: Perm6, Cooper 653 (F, US). Ustupo, D'Arcy 9500 (MO). Mulatupu (Rio Ibedi), Duke 8485 (MO). Isla de Pifias, Kirkbride 214 (MO). Achituppu, Lewis et al. 118 (MO). Ailigandi, Lewis et al. 138 (GH, MO, UC, US). Niatuppu, Stier 201 (MO). VERAGUAS: Rio Concepci6n, Lewis et al. 2788 (COL, DUKE, MO, UC, VEN).
 
 
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