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Genus Chimarrhis Jacq.
PlaceOfPublication Sel. Stirp. Amer. 61.-1763
Note TYPE:- C. cymosa Jacq.
Synonym Pseudochimarrhis Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janerio 3: 255. 1922. TYPE: P. turbinata (A. P. DeCandolle) Ducke (= Chimarrhis turbinata A. P. DeCandolle).
Description Trees. Leaves crowded at the apex-of-the-branchlets; stipules caducous. In- florescences axillary, corymbose cymose, bracteate. Flowers small, odoriferous; calyx cup campanulate, reduced, truncate or dentate; corolla white, the tube short and broad, villous within, the lobes 5, valvate in bud; stamens 5, inserted in the throat, the anthers dorsifixed, the filaments often exserted, villous at the base; style short, the stigmas 2, obtuse, ovules numerous on an axile peltate placenta. Fruits capsular, small, oblong, dehiscent, septicidally into 2 valves, each valve ultimately divided; seeds numerous, compressed, reticulate, the en- dosperm fleshy.
Distribution a genus of about 14 species, is found in the West Indies, Costa Rica, Panama, and in South America.
Key a. Leaves 10-20 cm long, 6-11 cm wide; stipules 20-30 mm long; fruits ca. 5 mm long ...... 1. C. latifolia aa. Leaves 3.5-9.5 cm long, 2-5 cm wide; mstipules to 11 mm long; fruits ca. 2 mm long ...... 2. C. parviflora
 
 
 
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