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- Levera National Park - GRENADA
DescriptionLvs 4-9cm, lanceolate; Two glands near top of petiole on upper surface. Domatia. Flowers in dense heads to c 1cm. Fts in 1cm cone-like head.
InterestThe hard wood is good for making charcoal, and the bark has been used for tanning leather. With bitter and astringent taste it has also been used in medicine, as a tonic.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationAt top of Levera beach.
NotesTree 5 m tall. LEAVES: thick, fleshy, domatia; US midrib flat. FLOWERS: white. (RHS colour code: Leaf upper =146A, below=146A)