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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 12/18/2012)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 12/18/2012)
Genus BUCHENAVIA Eichl.
PlaceOfPublication Flora 49:164. 1866.
Synonym Hudsonia A. Robinson, ex Lunan, Hist. Jam. 2:3 10. 1814, not L. (1767).
Description Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate or pseudo-whorled. Flowers 5 -merous, perfect and staminate together in elongated or subcapitate axillary spikes. Petals absent. Stamens 10, anthers adnate to the filaments, immobile. Fruit fleshy, 5- ridged or 5-angled, endocarp sclerenchymatous.
Habit Trees shrubs
Distribution 12-15 species, throughout tropical America.
 
 
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