Metopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb.

  • Filed As

    Metopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb.

  • Collector(s)

    E. L. Little Jr. 16489 with F. H. Wadsworth, 27 Aug 1954

  • Location

    Puerto Rico. Mayagüez. Mona Island.

  • Habitat

    Plateau. One of the dominant trees in plateau.

  • Description

    Tree 20 ft. high and 1 ft. d.b.h. Bark light gray brown, smootish, peeling off mottled flakes. Watery sap, turning black, poisonous to skin. Fruits orange.

  • Specimen Notes

    Numbers 4591 and 105512 appear on label.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 947850

    Occurrence ID: 71fd49d4-9cd1-48fa-8ef2-8a6c97bc92cb

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  • Region

    West Indies

  • Country

    Puerto Rico

  • State/Province


  • Locality

    Mona Island.

  • Coordinates

    18.0867, -67.8921

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