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Cocoloba acapulcensis Standley

Tree; leaves alternate, simple, more or less round, the base varying from peltate to cordate, apex obtuse, bright red when young, with sheathing stipules (ocrea); petioles inserted above base of sheathing stipule; inflorescence an axillary raceme; flowers pale; fruits globose.

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