Couratari guianensis Aubl.

  • Filed As

    Couratari guianensis Aubl.

  • Collector(s)

    M. Polak 594, 09 Dec 1991

  • Location

    Guyana. Central Demerara Comp. ca. 45 km S of Mabura.

  • Habitat

    Mixed forest. With Vriola michelii, Emmotum sp., Goupia glabra, Enterolobium sp. (Devil's ear), Couratari guianensis, Chlorocardium rodiei. On brown sand.

  • Description

    Tree, 35 m tall x 35 cm above buttresses. Buttresses (0.4)1.5-2.5 x 0.4-1.5 x 0.05 m. Bark red-brown to dark brown, cracked, lenticellate, scaly on few places. Cracks vertical, 1-10 x 0.1-0.2 cm. Lenticels round to elongate, 1-3 x 1-1.5 mm, scattered or in vertical rows (finally forming cracks). Scales rectangular to irregular, thin-papery, 1-5 x 1-2 x 0.1 cm. Dead bark 2-layered, outer 0.5 mm black, inner 1-2 mm light brown, Living bark light pink-brown, 5 mm thick, very fibrous, easily peeling, with strong linseed oil scent. Sapwood light brown. Leaves yellow-brown below. Fruits green, brown-lenticellate. Lid dark brown with light brown lenticels. Phenology of specimen: Fruit.

  • Notes (shown on label)

    Separate: wood, fruits, slides bark, slash.

  • Collection Notes

    See fruit collection with seeds NY 728933.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 729045

    Occurrence ID: 7599bf54-e008-4185-ab1d-9f5192fdc74a

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  • All Determinations

    Couratari guianensis Aubl. det S. A. Mori, 1991

  • Region

    South America

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  • Locality

    Central Demerara Comp. ca. 45 km S of Mabura.

  • Elevation

    Alt. 100 m. (328 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    5.25, -58.75

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