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Lozania pittieri (S.F. Blake) L.B. Sm.

LSID
urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:424bab47-52c2-102c-b3cd-957176fb88b9:ac2009

Smith L.B. (1935) Taxonomic notes on American Phanerogams - II, Phytologia, H.A. Gleason and Harold N. Moldenke, The New York Botanical Garden, New York, Vol. 1(3): 138

Common names

None located

Types

Holotype: Pittier 8974 at US

Isotypes: Pittier 8974 at A, G, GH, IAN, NY, P, VEN

Syntypes: None specified

Protologue

comb. nov.

Original document

Full morphological description

Habit: tree or shrub
Height: up to 10 m
Habitat:
Flowering time:
Fruiting time:

Trunk and canopy

Trunk: no data
Bark: no data
Crown: no data
Twigs:

Leaves

Buds:
Leaves:
Stipules:

Inflorescence and fruit

Inflorescence: spike; raceme; emerge from leaf axils
Flowers:
Petals:
Stamen:
Pollen:
Stigma:
Ovary:
Fruit:
Seed:

Images

Inflorescence, flowering branch. © Gerrit Davidse, www.tropicos.org

Photographs. © The New York Botanical Garden

Images: Digital File Manager, © Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

12 photographs, by O. Vargas, La Flora Digital de La Selva, Costa Rica

Pollen: Image 1, Image 2, Digital File Manager, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Distribution

Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela

Altitude

0 - 3100 metres

Ecology

Geology: Sedimentary (Cenozoic), Extrusive volcanic (Cenozoic)

Conservation

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Category: Unlisted
Located in protected reserves: yes

Voucher specimens

Pennington et al. 458 at K, CE, E, INB: partial rbcL

Chromosome & ploidy values

Unknown

Molecular sequences

EMBL-EBI

Ecological phytochemicals

Unknown

Pollination mechanism

Unknown

Seed dispersal vectors (frugivores)

Unknown

Other plant/animal associations

Unknown

Human uses

Medicinal: Cancer chemopreventive agent - Cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitor (Jang 1997)

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