Guapira discolor

(Sprengel) Little

Phytologia 17: 368. 1968.

Common names: Pigeon-wood beef-wood pork-wood beef-tree blolly
Illustrated
Basionym: Pisonia discolor Sprengel Syst. Veg. 2: 168. 1825
Synonyms: Guapira bracei (Britton) Little Guapira floridana (Britton) Lundell Guapira globosa (Small) Little Guapira longifolia (Heimerl) Little
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 74. Mentioned on page 72.

Trees or shrubs, to 15 m. Stems and buds glabrate or sparsely reddish-pubescent. Leaf-blades broadly to narrowly elliptic, 6–13 × 1–3 cm, fleshy-chartaceous, thin and ± papery when dry, base cuneate, apex ± acute, surfaces glabrate. Inflorescences loose, 3–7 cm; buds and branches sparsely reddish-pubescent or glabrate. Flowers: staminate yellowish green; perianth widely funnelform, 3–4 mm, sparsely puberulent or glabrate; fruiting pedicel 2–3 mm. Fruits 5–8 × 2–3 mm upon drying.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Hammocks, pine-scrub
Elevation: 0-100 m

Discussion

Guapira discolor appears in the flora only along the southern coast of Florida and in the Florida Keys.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.No values specified.

... more about "Guapira discolor"
John S. Clement +
(Sprengel) Little +
glutinous +
cuneate +
unequal +
woody +, leathery +  and fleshy +
Pisonia discolor +
broadly lanceolate;obovate +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
connate +  and distinct +
glabrate +  and reddish-pubescent +
glabrate +  and reddish-pubescent +
corollalike +  and petaloid +
Pigeon-wood +, beef-wood +, pork-wood +, beef-tree +  and blolly +
Fla. +  and West Indies +
0-100 m +
curved +  and straight +
yellowish green +
inconspicuous +  and showy +
1 +  and 80 +
chamogamous +  and unisexual +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
bright-orange-red +
obovoid +  and globose +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Hammocks, pine-scrub +
cymose +  and compound +
lateral +  and terminal +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (13 cm130 mm <br />0.13 m <br />) +
unequal +
not reflexed +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
sinuate +  and entire +
pistillate +  and staminate +
glabrate +  and puberulent +
tubular +, 5-toothed +  and narrowly campanulate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering summer. +
thick +  and thin +
fibrous;fleshy +
membranaceous +
ribbed +, 10-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
pubescent +, glabrous +  and warty +
wrinkled +
Illustrated +
unarmed +  and branching +
fusiform +  and linear +
filiform +
slender +
Guapira bracei +, Guapira floridana +, Guapira globosa +  and Guapira longifolia +
Guapira discolor +
species +
gland-tipped +
shrub +  and tree +