Neosprucea Sleumer
  • Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin–Dahlem 14: 47. 1938.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Neosprucea Sleumer. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000025849. Accessed on: 23 Oct 2021'

General Information

Small trees. Leaves alternate, petiolate, the stipules minute and caducous; blade 3-5-nerved from the base, distinctly 2-glandular at the base on the upper surface or eglandular, the margins remotely and obtusely glandular-serrate. In- florescences axillary or terminal, few-flowered, racemose. Flowers large, I, the pedicels articulated; sepals (3)4, valvate, persistent; petals (3)4, similar to the sepals, valvate, persistent; stamens oo, subperigynous, multiseriate, the filaments filiform, distinct, short, the anthers elongated-linear, basifixed, 2-thecate, dehiscing by an oblique introrse slit at the apex; receptacle (or disc?) densely pilose be- tween the filaments; ovary free, superior, incompletely 5-9-locular by the intrusion of the placentas, the ovules co; style simple. Fruits baccate, dry, indehiscent, sur- rounded by the persistent perianth and surmounted by the persistent style; seeds numerous, small, angulate, the testa smooth.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Habit

    trees

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    A genus of six species occuring in tropical South America, but with one species extending northwards into Panama.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
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      Bibliography

     Information From

    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    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
    Salicaceae
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).