Piper hirtilimbum

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Piper hirtilimbum

<<<Petiole>Blade>Base>Differential distance

0-0.8 cm1
1. 003-002-006-001

<<Inflorescences>Ovary>Stigma

stigmas 3?, rounded, sessile.2
2. 004-006-001

<<Inflorescences>Peduncle>Length

0.5-1.2 cm long3
3. 004-002-001

<<Inflorescences>Spikes>Length

1-3 cm long4
4. 004-003-001

<<Petiole>Blade>Apex

apex acuminate,5
5. 003-002-005

<<Petiole>Blade>Base

base unequally attached to petiole difference , rounded to subcordate, pilose above and below;6
6. 003-002-006

<<Petiole>Blade>Dimensions

16-25 x 6-9.5 cm7
7. 003-002-003

<<Petiole>Blade>Margins

margin long-ciliate,8
8. 003-002-004

<<Petiole>Blade>Shape

obovate to elliptic or elliptic-oblong9
9. 003-002-002

<<Petiole>Blade>Texture

not scabrous10
10. 003-002-001

<Habit>Height

to 0.5 m tall11
11. 001-001

<Inflorescences>Floral bracts

floral bracts densely marginally fringed;12
12. 004-005

<Inflorescences>Growth form

pendent13
13. 004-001

<Inflorescences>Ovary

ovaries (and fruits) pubescent,14
14. 004-006

<Inflorescences>Peduncle

peduncle , long-hirsute;15
15. 004-002

<Inflorescences>Rachises

rachis presumably puberulent;16
16. 004-004

<Inflorescences>Spikes

spike , hardly apiculate;17
17. 004-003

<Petiole>Blade

blade , glandular-dotted, , ,18
18. 003-002

<Petiole>Length

1-3 cm long19
19. 003-001

<Petiole>Veins

pinnately veined, secondary veins 5-8 per side, originating from lower 2/3 of primary vein, flat above, prominent below, tertiary veins parallel and reticulate.20
20. 003-003

<Stems>Length

to 2.5 mm long21
21. 002-001

Description

Shrub to 0.5 m tall. Stem long-hirsute, hairs to 2.5 mm long. Petiole 1-3 cm long, long-hirsute, vaginate to apex (or to middle); blade not scabrous, glandular-dotted, obovate to elliptic or elliptic-oblong, 16-25 x 6-9.5 cm, margin long-ciliate, apex acuminate, base unequally attached to petiole difference 0-0.8 cm, rounded to subcordate, pilose above and below; pinnately veined, secondary veins 5-8 per side, originating from lower 2/3 of primary vein, flat above, prominent below, tertiary veins parallel and reticulate. Inflorescence pendent; peduncle 0.5-1.2 cm long, long-hirsute; spike 1-3 cm long, hardly apiculate; rachis presumably puberulent; floral bracts densely marginally fringed; ovaries (and fruits) pubescent, stigmas 3?, rounded, sessile.

Distribution

French Guiana present, Guyana present
Guyana and French Guiana; 12 collections studied (GU: 8; FG: 3).

Habit

Shrub .22
22. 001

Individuals Association

Grand Inini R., de Granville et al. C-73 Guyana, Kuyuwini R., Kuyuwini Landing, Jansen-Jacobs et al. 3104 Guyana, Kamoa R., Toucan Mt., Jansen-Jacobs et al. 1749 Guyana, Kamoa R., Clarke 3135 Saül, Mt. Galbao, Boom 10783 Guyana, Upper Takutu — Upper Essequibo region: Kuyuwini R. trail from river to Kassikaityu R., Clarke 4391

Inflorescences

Inflorescence ;23
23. 004

Notes

For differentiating characters with Piper brownsbergense see note to the latter.

Petiole

Petiole , long-hirsute, vaginate to apex (or to middle);24
24. 003

Stems

Stem long-hirsute, hairs .25
25. 002