Monographs Details: Strychnos longisepala Krukoff
Authority: Krukoff, Boris A. & Barneby, Rupert C. 1969. Supplementary notes on the American species of Strychnos. VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 20: 1-93, IX. 94-99.
Description:Species Description - Mature fruits globose, very small, ±1.5 cm in diam; shell very thin, about 0.5 mm thick, shining, smooth; testa composed of wool-like fiber; seeds 1 or 2, more or less discoid, about 10 mm long, and 7 mm broad; fruit-pedicels about 1 mm in diam (Ule 5185 and others).
Fruits and seeds of this species resemble those of S. poeppigii and S. mattogrossensis.
Discussion:Froes 23439 and Ducke 1868 have spines and tendrils.
There is a typographical error in one of our previous papers (6:16)4: “Froes 21710” should read Froes 21740.
Distribution:Brazil South America