Amaioua corymbosa Kunth in Humboldt et al.

Bush, 2-5 m, minor branches sericeous; stipules lanceolate-oblong, 1.5-2.5 cm, sericeous; leaves oval to elliptic, 5-20 cm long, 3-10 cm wide, shortly acuminate, base rounded to pointed; flowers white, dioecious, those with stamens in corymbs; calyx in cup, 3-4 mm, 6 teeth; corolla about 18 mm; flowers with pistillate heads or in corymbs; corolla 1 cm; fruit oval to ovoid, 1.2-1.5 cm, slightly sericeous, seeds angular.

Common names: palo café, pitajoní cimarrón, pitajoní macho, rabo de alacrán.

Amaioua corymbosa, living leaves (left), dead leaf (right)
Amaioua corymbosa, fruit

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