Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 463

Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus matudae J.Buchholz & N.E.Gray

Location:San Luis Potosi, Xilitla, near La Trinidad.
Coordinates: 21°23'40" N, 99°02'41" W Alt: 1462m

Female tree 8 m tall, spreading 10 m. Seeds green with white bloom. Branches and trunk with many epiphytes - ferns, orchids and moss.
Cloud forest with Liquidamber, Podocarpus and Quercus affinis.

Identification Notes: Verified with Zamudio, S., Flora del Bajio, 105. Receptacle articulate at the base, formed by the fusion of bracts, fleshy at maturity (should become shiny red).

Nova, J.A. de #463      14 June 2013

morphological details

receptacle receptacle seeds seeds peduncle peduncle

seed seed

scales scales

stem stem

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface  

additional pictures

cone
field picture
habitat
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
cones
cones