Rhizophora brevistyla Salvoza
  • Nat. Appl. Sci. Bull. Univ. Philipp.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Rhizophora brevistyla Salvoza. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001131560. Accessed on: 05 Dec 2020'

General Information

Trees to 20 m. tall. Leaves elliptic to broadly elliptic, the apex obtuse, the base cuneate, slightly decurrent on the petiole, 9.5-15.0 cm. long, 4.5-7.0 cm. broad, glabrous, coriaceous; petiole 1.5-2.0 cm. long. Inflorescence several times dichot- omous with from 10-50 flowers; primary peduncles 1.5-3.5 cm. long; pedicels 0.3-1.0 cm. long; bracteoles deltoid. Floral buds ovoid, broadest near the middle, acute to obtuse at the tip; sepals 8.0-8.5 mm. long, 3.5-4.0 mm. wide; petals involute, 6-7 mm. long, 1.5 mm. wide; stamens 8, 5.5-6.0 mm. long. Ovary bilocular, half-inferior, the superior portion from the base of the disc to the tip of the bifid style 4.0-4.5 mm. long. Fruit 2.7-3.5 cm. long, 1.1-1.6 cm. broad, the protruding seedling 30-45 cm. long.

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

    Trees

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
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    Distribution

    This species occurs on the Pacific coast from Panama to Ecuador.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
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     Information From

    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
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Rhizophoraceae
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).