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Taxon:Sideroxylon celastrinum (Kunth) T.D. Penn. Family: Sapotaceae
Determiner: A.C. Sanders (2012)
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Helen Kennedy; Fred R. Ganders
Verbatim Date: 13 Jan 2012
Mexico, Quintana Roo, S. of Cancun, Munic. Solidaridad, Rancho Santa Rosa, Barcelo Maya Palace Resort.
20° 29' 30" N 87° 14' 30" W
10 meters (33ft)
Cenote near base of road to lobby, remnants of seasonally dry forest, limestone.
Small treelet to 2.5 m. Leaves semi-shiny, dark green above; lighter below. Leave somewhat stiff, apex recurved and often apical margins also recurved. Petiole green. Pedicels and base of calyx lobes light green, apices paler. Petals wilted, cream-tan with bases tinges pink-purple. Filament brownish pink; anther cream tinged purple at junction to filament. Style light green.