Nectandra coriacea

(Swartz) Grisebach

Fl. Brit. W. I., 281. 1860. 1860

Common names: Lancewood
Illustrated
Basionyms: Laurus coriacea Swartz Prodr., 65. 1788
Synonyms: Laurus catesbyana Michaux Nectandra catesbyana (Michaux) Sargent Ocotea catesbyana (Michaux) Sargent Ocotea coriacea (Swartz) Britton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Trees, to 10 m. Branches dense; terminal bud not covered by imbricate bracts. Leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 7-12 × 2-4 cm, base and apex acute; surfaces glabrous; domatia absent. Inflorescences to 8 cm, nearly glabrous or sparsely pilose. Flowers: tepals white, rotate; ovary superior, glabrous. Drupe ± ellipsoid, to 18 mm, seated in shallow, bowl-shaped cupule to 7 mm diam.


Phenology: Flowering late winter–spring (Mar–Jun).
Habitat: In woods
Elevation: 0-100 m

Distribution

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Fla., Mexico (Yucatan), West Indies, Central America (Caribbean coasts of Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras).

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Henk van der Werff +
(Swartz) Grisebach +
Laurus coriacea +
Lancewood +
Fla. +, Mexico (Yucatan) +, West Indies +, Central America (Caribbean coasts of Belize +, Guatemala +  and and Honduras). +
0-100 m +
In woods +
Flowering late winter–spring (Mar–Jun). +
Fl. Brit. W. I., +
Illustrated +
Laurus catesbyana +, Nectandra catesbyana +, Ocotea catesbyana +  and Ocotea coriacea +
Nectandra coriacea +
Nectandra +
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