Rene A. Palestina - 749 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
Malpighia spathulifolia F.K. Mey. Family: Malpighiaceae Determined By: A. Pool 2015
Previous Determinations
Malpighia punicifolia L. Family: Malpighiaceae Determined By: G.P. Schultz, 2001
Collection Information
Collectors Rene A. Palestina
Collector Team Rene A. Palestina
Collection Number 749
Collection Date 14 Apr. 1999
Location Mexico, Quintana Roo
Keywords CAPP
Coordinate 21°13'N 087°11'W (21.2166667, -87.1833333)
Elevation 3 m
Herbaria F, MICH, MO, UCR
Description Uncommon shrub, 4 m. Flowers white and pink, fruits green.
Locality Mpio. Lazaro Cardenas. Yucatan Peninsula, Yalahau Region: El Eden Ecological Reserve, ca. 30 (45 km) mi. NW of Cancun. Around the restoration area, eastern side of the Reserve. Early successional forest (acahual). Common spp.incl.: Croton spp., Jatropha gaumeri, Acacia cedilloi, Caesalpinia spp., Piscidia piscipula, Sabal spp., Metopium brownei, Bursera simaruba, Lonchocarpus spp.
Specimen Condition bud, flower
Barcodes/Accession Numbers
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MO MO-692645 5822602 sheet

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