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Heimia salicifolia (H.B.& K.) Link & Otto, l.c. Pl. 63. t. 28. 1822.

  • Nesaea salicifolia H.B. & K.

    Shrub, c. 1.8 m tall. Leaves lanceolate, acute, glabrous, 1.5-3.5 cm long, 3-6 mm broad, smaller on branches. Pedicel c. 1 mm. Bracteoles 2, inserted beneath the hypanthium, linear. Hypanthium 2 mm long, 2.75 mm broad. Epicalyx subulate. Sepals 0.75 mm long, 1.5-2 mm broad. Petals 3.25-4 mm long, 2.5-3.5 mm broad, cuneate or obovate-rotundate. Stamens inserted at the base of the hypanthium, all exserted or some included, up to 4 mm long. Ovary obovate-globose, style 4 mm. Capsule prominently 6-nerved.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Type: Described from Mexico.

    Distribution: Tropical America.

    Cultivated in the plains. Not Common.


     

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