Comprehensive Description

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Bunchosia guatemalensis Niedzu. Gen. Bunch. 5. 1898 Leaf-blades oblong to oval, 6-20 cm. long, sparingly pubescent at least when young, bright-green and slightly shining above, paler and dull beneath, often slightly acuminate but blunt at the apex, rounded or subcordate at the base, short-petioled ; pedicels finely pubescent, at least during anthesis ; sepals ovate-oblong, 4-6 mm. long, the glands fully one half the length of the sepal-body ; larger petals 6-8 mm. long ; ovary and style pubescent ; drupes 12-16 mm. in diameter, brown.
Type locality : Escuintla, Guatemala. Distribution : Guatemala.
bibliographic citation
John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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