Lecythis pisonis

  • T. K. Lim


The species is native to Amazonia and Brazil.


Apex Acuminate Vertical Fissure Yellow Anther Dehiscent Capsule Margin Crenate 
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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