Brosimum acutifolium subsp. acutifolium

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Brosimum acutifolium subsp. acutifolium

<<Petiole>Blade>Hairs

(rather) densely hirtellous to subtomentose beneath1
1. 001-002-004

<<Petiole>Blade>Shape

usually narrowly elliptic, convex (and thus in herbarium specimens often folded)2
2. 001-002-002

<<Petiole>Blade>Texture

chartaceous to subcoriaceous3 scabrous to scabridulous above4
3. 001-002-001, 4. 001-002-003

<Petiole>Blade

blade , , , ;5
5. 001-002

<Petiole>Length

0.3-0.7 cm long6
6. 001-001

<Petiole>Veins

veins prominent beneath.7
7. 001-003

<Pistillate inflorescences>Flower number

more than 1 flower8
8. 002-001

Common Name

English: iari, takini, taquini, tauni, walti

Description

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.

Distribution

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).

Petiole

Petiole ;9
9. 001

Pistillate inflorescences

Pistillate inflorescences often with .10
10. 002

Uses

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