Prestonia allenii Woodson
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 27: 332 (1940)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Prestonia allenii Woodson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000283016. Accessed on: 03 Feb 2023'

General Information

Lianas, the stems pubescent, the hairs pale-brown. Leaves obovate, acumin- ate, shallowly cordate basally, to 20 cm long and 10 cm wide, pubescent on both surfaces, densely so beneath, membranaceous; petioles ca. 5-10 mm long, glandu- lar in the axils. Inflorescences umbellate, axillary, densely-flowered. Flowers with the pedicels to ca. 1 cm long; calyx-lobes oblong deltoid, ca. 20-25 mm long, pubescent, bearing 1 lacerate pubescent squamella within; corolla subinfundibuli- form, green and white, pubescent externally, without epistaminal appendages, the annulus 5-lobed, the tube and slightly expanded throat ca. 35 mm long, the lobes obliquely obovate, ca. 15 mm long; stamens included, the anthers ca. 6-7 mm long, glabrous; nectaries concrescent, the margins thin, surpassing the ovary at anthesis. Follicles unknown.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    Distribution

    Known only from the type collection.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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     Information From

    Apocynaceae
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/Apocynaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2022.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden