Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2638

Rhamnus pompana M.C.Johnst. & L.A.Johnst.

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Tequila.
Coordinates: 18°43'22" N, 97°03'50" W Alt: 1835m

Small, upright tree 6 m tall. Fruits pinkish-red.
Roadside, ruderal, disturbed habitat at forest edge. Orange clay soil with Sambucus, Hypericum and Thalictrum. Growing with Rubus and Melastomataceae.

Identification Notes: Verified with Rafeal Fernandez Nava 1980 'Flora de Veracruz' vol. 50. Leaves alternate, veins pale brown and hairy. Stipules deciduous. Calyx disc like. Drupes in axillary clusters. Drupes hairy and with 3 pyrenes inside.

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2638      3 June 2013

morphological details

peduncles peduncles drupes drupes drupe drupe

drupe drupe

calyx calyx

drupe section drupe section

stem stem stipules stipules adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
leaf margin leaf margin abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch