Savia sessiliflora (Sw.) Willd.

Bush or small tree up to 8 m; minor branches pubescent; leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 4-8 cm, acuminate at apex, rounded to almost heart-shaped at base, entire, papery, veins reticulate, hairless, less so at petiole and base of midrib; inflorescence axillary; male flowers approximately 1.5 mm, femaile flowers larger; fruit peduncle 3-8 mm, capsule green, 10 mm wide, seeds ellipsoid, 5 mm.

Common names: ahorca jíbaro, amansa guapo, maco.

Savia sessiliflora, branch
Savia sessiliflora, leaves
Savia sessiliflora, fruit

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