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Monographia Aquifoliacearum - Loizeau Pierre-André & Gabrielle Barriera


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Aquifoliaceae of Neotropics

Loizeau P.-A. & G. Barriera


Ilex puberula Proctor

Habit, vegetative morphology.— Tree (petit), evergreen. Current year's branchlets pubescent. Branchlets older than one year smooth or furrowed, reddish, glabrous. Lenticels on current year's branchlets absent or hardly visible. Internodes 0.1–0.4 cm. Stipules caducous, linear-triangular, 0.2–0.3 mm. Petiole pubescent, smooth surface, 2–7 mm. Lamina elliptic, oblong (1:2), 2–4 X, 0.5–2 cm, papyraceous, glabrous abaxially. Base cuneate or acute. Apex acute, mucronate. Apex retuse or acuminate. Acumen 0.3–0.7 cm. Margin revolute, dentate, teeth conspicuous. Teeth 2–5 ca., on the distal half of the margin. Midbrid adaxially raised, glabrous or pubescent on proximal half. Midbrid abaxially raised, glabrous. Secondary veins abaxially obscure, 2–4 pairs. Tertiary veins abaxially obscure. Ponctuation abaxiallly present.

Inflorescences.— Solitary dichasium.

Female flowers.— Cymes of order 1. Peduncles pubescent (poils peu nombreux et courts). Peduncles of order 1 6–12 mm. Pherophylls of order 1 at 2–3 tenth of the base. Pherophylls of order 1 opposite, linear-triangulate, glabrous or pubescent, 0.7–0.9 mm, margin entire. Female flowers 6–7 -merous. Calyx glabrous (quelques rares poils), margin ciliate or dentate, 2–2.5 mm in diam. Ovary spherical, glabrous, stigma capitate, stigma glabrous.

Fruits.— Fruit spherical, 3–4 mm in diam., 3–4 mm.

Distribution, ecology.— The Antilles, Jamaica, 1300–1500 m, Montane rain forest.

Flowering.— May or June (estimé, fruits en juillet).

Illustrations.— • Planche Proctor 15547 MO. • Etiquette Proctor 15547 MO. • Rameau avec fruits Proctor 15547 MO. • Feuille et fruits Proctor 15547 MO. • Planche Proctor 15547 BM f (IT). • Rameau et infrutescence Proctor 15547 BM f (IT).


Cite this publication as: ‘Loizeau, P.-A. & G. Barriera (2007). Aquifoliaceae néotropicales: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, et Recherche d'Information. Version: 1st march 2007. http://www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/.
Loizeau (1994) et Loizeau & Spichiger (1992) should also be cited (see Bibliography).