latifolium (Griseb.) Hook. f.
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Places where this species can be found :
- Mount Qua Qua - GRENADA
- Mt. St. Catherine - GRENADA
DescriptionWoody Climber or epiphytic shrub to 8m; Leaves ovate, 5-15 x 2-7.5cm, hairless; apex acuminate, entire; laterals all rising within 2cm of leaf base; infls to 7cm; flowers white, stalks 7-15mm; corolla tube to 8mm, lobes <2mm; fruits ? with style persistent at tip. Grenadan plants have no hairs, unlike the type specimen.
InterestFruits previously unknown. A plant from Mt. St. Catherine's E. slopes nr top appears to be this rare species, otherwise only known from Trinidad and N. Venezuela.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules, S.Filbert, I. Mawuto
LocationForest in Mt. Hope region, in foothills and ridges leading to Mt. St. Catherines. (Altitude given is max. for mt.)
NotesWoody climber or scrambler, up to 4cm diam. (no spines etc. anywhere on stem, otherwise a bti like Smilax)