guyanensis (A.DC.) Pierre
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Places where this species can be found :
- Grand Etang - GRENADA
- St. Davids - GRENADA
DescriptionTree to 35m; bole angular, with thin irregular buttresses; bark pale; young lvs silver-grey, or golden brown with loose hairs; many closely parallel lateral nerves; lvs mostly <10cm long; abruptly narrowing to blunt tip. Fls 3-5 together; corolla <4mm long. Fruit edible, egg-shaped, 2-4.5 cm long, single-seeded.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, C. Hughes & A Clarke
LocationFringes of Gran Etang.
NotesLarge tree to 20m ht buttressed at base with some stilt roots. Bole smooth with I-shaped scars. Slash hard, slightly fibrous, 168B exuding thin white latex. Leaves slightly leathery, white latex, upper surface - midrib slightly impressed, lower surface - closely spaced laterals barely visible. (RHS colour code: Leaf upper =139A, below=148D)