Guatteria lucens Standl.
  • Trop. Woods

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Guatteria lucens Standl. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 29 Oct 2020'

General Information

A small tree, the young branchlets sparsely sericeous, soon glabrous and blackening. Leaves with petioles 6-8 mm. long, lustrous on both sides, finally glabrous above except on the more or less hirsute midrib, sparsely appressed-hairy beneath, oblong-lanceolate, acute and decurrent at the base, tapering at the apex into an acumen 1-2 cm. long, 10-16 cm. long and 3.5-4.5 cm. broad. Flowers 1 or 2 in the axils of persistent or newly fallen leaves; pedicels thin, rigid, black, sparsely sericeous, glabrescent, 10-13 mm. long, articulate 3-4 mm. above the base. Sepals rounded-ovate, about 2.5 mm. long. Petals green but blackening when dried, puberulous, sericeous outside at the base, oblong-spathulate, rounded at the apex, the outer up to 12 mm. long and 4 mm. broad, the inner a little larger. Stamens 1 mm. long, connective disc very shortly setulose. (Fruits unknown).

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
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    Flora de Panama
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • E Botanic Gardens Conservation International