Brosimum acutifolium subsp. acutifolium

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Brosimum acutifolium subsp. acutifolium


Petiole 0.3-0.7 cm long; blade chartaceous to subcoriaceous, usually narrowly elliptic, convex (and thus in herbarium specimens often folded), scabrous to scabridulous above, (rather) densely hirtellous to subtomentose beneath; veins prominent beneath. Pistillate inflorescences often with more than 1 flower.


C. and E Surinam present, French Guiana present, Southern America: Brazil North (Amapá present, Pará present)
C. and E Surinam, French Guiana, and Brazil (Amapa, Para).

Common Name

English: iari, takini, taquini, tauni, walti


the poisonous (hallucinogenic) milksap is drunk by Indian witch-doctors.