Coussapoa asperifolia subsp. asperifolia

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Coussapoa asperifolia subsp. asperifolia


Stipules 0.5-1.5 cm long; petiole 1.5-9 cm long; blade mostly obovate to narrowly obovate to elliptic to narrowly elliptic, mostly 10-17 cm long, base obtuse to rounded, scabrous (to scabridulous) above, on the smaller veins mostly densely puberulous beneath; secondary veins 4-7 pairs, all or most of them branched, the (main) basal pair reaching the margin above the middle of the blade, tertiary venation prominent. Staminate inflorescences with the heads up to 1 cm in diam.; common peduncle up to 4.5 cm long. Pistillate inflorescences with mostly one head, mostly up to 1 cm, in fruit up to 2.5 cm in diam.; (common) peduncle up to 1-3 cm long.


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

Common Name

English: feuille-sable, fou-eni-inkatou, kawaps'ikalate, kumanaballi, okopiaphawin