Monographs Details: Drypetes diversifolia Krug & Urb.
Authority: Liogier, Alain H. 1971. Novitates Antillanae. IV. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 21: 107-157.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Arroyo Frances, 4 miles W of Puerto Plata, on serpentine, Alain Liogier 16556, 16570.

Discussion:These two collections agree perfectly with specimens from the Bahamas and the Florida Keys. However, I did not observe the spinose-dentate leaves found in other collections. The number of stamens is usually 8; however, some flowers have 9 stamens.
Distribution:Dominican Republic South America|