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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 1/22/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 1/22/2013)
Genus PANOPSIS Salisb.
PlaceOfPublication Knight, Prot. 104. 1809.
Synonym Andriapetalum Pohl, P1. Bras. Ic. 1:113. 1827. Andripetalum Schott ex Endl. Gen. P1. 342. 1836.
Description Trees. Leaves alternate, opposite or verticillate, entire, simple. Inflorescences racemes, terminal or axillary, bracts small or 0. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic. Tepals free. Stamens inserted below the middle of the perianth, the anthers oblong, connective apiculate, the filaments obvious. Disc cupuliform, 4-lobed. Ovary subsessile, with 2 pendulous ovules, the stigma terminal. Fruit indehiscent with a thick woody pericarp and 1 exalate seed.
Habit Tree
Distribution An American genus distributed from Costa Rica southwards to Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. It contains about 11 species of which 1 is known from Panama.
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