citrifolia var. (Aublet) Urban
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Keywords in this picture :
- Lamina leaf blade
- Leaf parts
- Leaf blade glands etc
- Gland dots
- Apical bud
- Plant parts
Places where this species can be found :
- Morne Gazo - GRENADA
- Windsor forest - GRENADA
DescriptionTreelt to 8m; leaves rounded to obtuse; midrib prominent above (unlike all other Myrcia spp); yound parts with stiff appressed hairs; flowers in panicles on 2.5cm peduncle, with flower stalks up to 12mm.
InterestMurcia (L.) was a Roman surname of Venus, goddes of love, in allusian to the lovely flowers.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules
LocationMt. Gazo forest reserve.
NotesExtremely common shrub or small tree to c. 3m or 10cm diam. in parts of the forest; orange-red twigs; young leaves brownish