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Bourreria pulchra Millsp.

Tree; leaves alternate, simple, elliptic; inflorescence a terminal panicle of showy white flowers; petals united, the limbs forming a cup-like chamber enclosing the 5 stamens and bilobed stigma; fruit a dry capsule.

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Listed as an important source of pollen and/or nectar for bees (Souza Novello 1981, Suarez Molina 1981).