Coussapoa ferruginea

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Coussapoa ferruginea


Tree. Branchlets 3-7 mm thick, brown (sub)hirsute. Stipules 1.5-3 cm long, brown (sub)hirsute to strigose, or partly whitish subsericeous; petiole 0.5-1.5 cm long; blade coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, 2-8 x 1-4 cm, apex acute to subobtuse, base acute, glabrous above, appressed-puberulous to strigose on the main veins beneath, on the smaller veins puberulous to hirtellous (to subhirsute), moreover, persistent, brown, arachnoid hairs beneath; secondary veins 4-5(-6) pairs, basal pair unbranched, reaching the margin below the middle of the blade, tertiary venation prominent. Staminate inflorescences branched; heads several to numerous, ca. 0.2-0.3 cm in diam.Pistillate inflorescences unknown. Interfloral bracts present.


French Guiana present, Southern America, adjacent part of Amapa present
French Guiana and the adjacent part of Amapa (Brazil).