ternatensis Hooker f. ex Duss
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Places where this species can be found :
- Vendome Estate - GRENADA
- Grand Etang - GRENADA
DescriptionMedium sized tree to c 10m. 2mm thread-like stipules; Leaf lanceolate to ovate, 6-17 cm long x 2-8cm; acuminate; lower surface with microscopic hairs forming a fine very pale , discoloured felt-like lower surface. Fruits up to 25mm long, pear shaped.
InterestLicania is an anagram of a local name in French Guyana.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationPath around Grand Etang Lake.
NotesTree 12 m tall, 12 cm dbh. BARK: smooth, brown, conspicuous lenticels 2 mm diam. SLASH: finely granular, brittle, pink-brown. LEAVES: US midrib and secs impressed; LS white, cottony, sec and tertiary nerves prominant and green. NB. LS colour match not good. (RHS colour code: Leaf upper =147A, below=148C)