Hernandia didymantha Donn.Sm.
  • Bot. Gaz.
  • cebo macho cebo burro

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Hernandia didymantha Donn.Sm. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000720600. Accessed on: 04 Mar 2021'

General Information

Hernandia didymantha Donn. Sm., Bot. Gaz. (Crawfordsville) 31: 120. 1901.

Arboles, hasta 15 m de alto. Hojas oblongas a oblongo-elípticas, 8–20 cm de largo y 3–7 cm de ancho, base truncada a obtusa, márgenes enteros, coriáceas, glabras en la madurez, pinnatinervias, nervios principales divergiendo a 50–80 de la costa; pecíolos 5–8 cm de largo. Inflorescencia verde-amarilla o gris canescente, pedúnculo 10–20 cm de largo, raquis 5–10 cm de largo; flores estaminadas 4-meras, 1 cm de largo; flores pistiladas 4-meras, 1.5 cm de largo. Fruto globoso, 2 cm de largo, sin costillas; cúpula glabra, negra.

Pluvioselvas, al sur de la zona atlántica; Rueda 7503, Urbina 2035; fl feb; 0–200 m; Nicaragua a Ecuador.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Nicaragua
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    Trees 10-25 m. tall, buttresses absent or poorly developed; branchlets irreg- ularly angulate, inconspicuously canescent to glabrous; leaves long-petiolate, the blade ovate-oblong, apex acutely acuminate, base broadly rounded, 15-30 cm. long, 6-15 cm. broad, membranaceous, glabrous when mature, the petioles 5-8 cm. long, glabrous; inflorescences about half as long as the subtending leaves, bearing several reduced, shortly petiolate leaves above, the ultimate branches terminating in involucrate cymules bearing 2 staminate and 1 pistillate, sessile or subsessile flowers; staminate flowers about 1 cm. long, densely canescent, the elliptic-oblong perianth lobes about equalling the tube, stamens 3, each subtended by paired, sessile staminodia, 4 mm. long, the anthers about as long as the filaments; pistillate flowers about 1 cm. long, densely canescent, the elliptic-oblong perianth-lobes about equaling the tube, the cupule more than half as long as the perianth-tube, somewhat longer than broad, rather thin in texture, the orifice obscurely and un- equally 3-lobed, not involute. Mature fruit unknown.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    Árbol, 6 –15 m. Hojas con la lámina 9 – 20 X 4.5 –11 cm, elíptico-oblonga a ovado-elíptica. Infls. ca. 11 cm. Fls. estaminadas 4-meras; fls. pistiladas 4-meras. Frs. 1.8 – 2.5 cm de diám. (incluida la cúpula), lisos.

  • Provided by: [D].Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
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    • 3
    • ]. 



  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    • 2
    • ]. 


    Rain forest, northwestern Panama and adjacent Costa Rica.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    • 2
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    Other Local Names

    cebo macho cebo burro

     Information From

    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
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Nicaragua
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica
    Hammel, B. E.; Grayum, M. H.; Herrera, C.; Zamora, N. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2003-2014
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • F Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • G All Rights Reserved
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • H See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use