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Neosprucea paterna Alford

ISOTYPE

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00445516
AME (America)

Taxonomy

Salicaceae
Neosprucea paterna Alford

Origin

Potaro-Siparuni Region: Iwokrama Foret, old logging roads in forest just east of the junction of Surama road and the Kurupukari-Annai Road, about 80 km southwest of the Essequibo River.
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E.E. Alford, S. Mahadeo, L. Haynes & I. Roopsind
2003-5-14
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4° 13' 6.996'' N ; 59° 10' 10.992'' O
Tree to 20-25 m tall and 15 cm dbh in white sand forest. Bark tight, leaves glossy above, soft-pubescent below, with a few glandular teeth; inflorescence a terminal raceme of multiple flowers, usually resulting in only 2-6 attached flowers; flowers 4-merous; sepals green and petals light yellow at anthesis; petals after anthesis more green or with a tinge of pink, stamens brigth yellow , numerous; filamentous staminodes outside stamens, few; filament bases becomming reddish-orange after anthesis; anthers linear-elongate, basically poricidally dehiscent; filamnets 3,2 mm long, anthers 6-9 mm lonfn style 15 mm long, ovary globose, lightly lobed, green but white speckled, basically glabrous, style and ovary junction abrupt; placentation parietal, ±7-8 placentae, seeds numerous, small

Determination

Alford 2003 ISOTYPE

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