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Casearia corymbosa H.B.K. (syn: Casearia nitida (L.) Jacq., misapplied); ixilim che'

Tree; leaves alternate, simple, elliptic, pellucid-punctate, short-petioled, with irregularly toothed margin; flowers small, white, in axillary clusters; immature fruit berry-like, but at maturity opening longitudinally to yield three valves.

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