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Lacistemopsis poculifera Kuhlm.

Kuhlmann J G (1940) Especies Novas Equatoriais e Tropicais-Orientais Brasileiras in Anais da Primeira Reuniao Sul-Americana de Botanica, Ministerio da Agricultura: Instituto de Biologia Vegetal Jardim Botanico, Rio de Janeiro, Vol. 3: 85-86, plate 14

Types

Holotype: Ducke 386 at RB

Isotypes: Ducke 386 at G, K, L ex G (fragment), MO, NY, P, RB, RB, S, U, US

Syntypes: None specified

Protologue

Arbor parva (ex A. Ducke)
Ramulis griseo vel subferrugineo-crispo-pilosis, stipulis brevibus 2-3mm. longis, ovato-subulatis persistentibus;
Foliis alternis distichis, nascentibus subflavescenti-pilosis, petiolis 3-5mm. longis, laminis oblongo-lanceolatis, membranaceis, translucidis, ad basin rotundatis, ad apicem in acumen obtusiusculum attenuatis 2,5-10 cm. longis et 1,5-3,5 cm. latis, in sicco castaneis, subtus olivaceis et sparse pilosis, nervis utrinque 5-7, arcuato-erectis et ad marginem excurrentibus, supra subimmersis, subtus prominentibus, nervis transversalibus subparallelis, rete venarum utrinque prominulo, marginibus subaequaliter minutissime et densiuscule serratis, dentibus in mucronem minutissimum terminatis.
Inflorescentiae axillares 1-2, juveniles bracteato-imbricatae, evolutae racemosae, brevissime pedunculatae, laxae, 8-15 mm. longae; rachis subflexuosa, tenuissime pilosa, bracteis et pedunculis cum cupula persistentibus, bracteis 1 mm. longis pedunculum superantibus, ovato-lanceolatis, pilosis et glandulosis, navicularibus, marginibus lacinulatis; pedunculus pilosus ad medium cupuligerus, ad articulationem paulo dilatatus.
Flores breviter sed distincte pedicellati, pedicellis glaberrimis, segmentis perianthorum reflexis, oblongo-lanceolatis, extus pilosulis intus glabris ad margines ciliatis vel ciliato-glandulosis. Discus crasso-carnosus, laevis; staminum filamenta glabra; anthera subtriangularis, obtusa, basi truncata; ovarium oblongum, utrinque breviter attenuatum sparse pilosum.
Fructus in vivo ruber (ex A. Ducke) 5-7 mm. longus, trigonus, carpellis post dehiscentiam navicularibus; arillus aurantiacus vel ruber;
Semina 6 mm. longa et 3 mm. lata.

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Distribution

Sao Paulo de Olivenca, Amazonia, Brazil


Habitat

Moist forest not inundated

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