Monographs Details: Perebea guianensis subsp. hirsuta C.C.Berg
Authority: Berg, Cornelius C. 1972. Olmedieae, Brosimeae (Moraceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 7: 1-229. (Published by NYBG Press)
Description:Description - Leafy twigs yellow hirsute. Leaves usually lanceolate, broadest near the lower or upper end, 20-39 cm long, 7.5-13.5 broad, coriaceous to subcoriaceous, acuminate, emarginate to cordate at the base, repand to dentate, hirsute on the veins beneath; 17-24 pairs of secondary veins; stipules 4-5 cm long, yellow subsericeous to hirsute. Staminate inflorescences 13-20 mm in diameter; peduncle 15-30 mm long; involucre with ca 70-100 deltoid to subovate, acuminate to acute bracts in 6-7 series; perianth 1.2-1.5 mm high; filaments 1.2-1 mm long, not strongly broadened towards the base, anthers 0.35-0.45 mm long, 0.25-0.30 mm broad, apiculate. Pistillate inflorescences 25-30 mm in diameter; peduncle 13-20 mm long; involucre with (ca 150 ?-) ca 200-400 deltoid to ovate to subulate, acuminate to acute bracts in 8-10 series; flowers ca 60-80; perianth 9-11 high, 4-fid, free segments 3-5 mm long, narrow; style 4-5 mm long, stigmas 2.7-4.0 mm long, 1.2-1.5 mm broad, acute. Infructescences 4-5 cm in diameter; fruiting perianth 15-20 mm high; fruit

Discussion:This subspecies resembles subsp acanthogyne in the generative structures. It differs distinctly from the latter in the indument: the hairs on the twigs and leaves are up to 2.5 mm long, but only up to 1 mm in subsp acanthogyne.
Distribution:Brazil South America|