Monographs Details: Trema cubense Urb.
Authority: Liogier, Alain H. 1971. Novitates Antillanae. IV. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 21: 107-157.
Scientific Name:Trema cubense Urb.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. El Convento, Constanza, Marcano & Jimenez 5401.

Discussion:Heretofore, known from the type locality, this plant is now known to be common to both Cuba and Hispaniola. It is characterized by its short, ovate leaves rounded to truncate at base and rounded to very obtuse at apex, whereas all other Antillean species are acute to acuminate at apex and mostly of a lanceolate type.
Distribution:Dominican Republic South America|