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Colubrina greggii Watson; pook'im, balsamo

Shrub or small tree; stems densely pubescent; leaves alternate, simple, elliptic, base rounded, apex acute, margins finely toothed; inflorescence an axillary cyme; flowers greenish yellow, the stamens directly opposite the spoon-shaped petals; fruits globose, with calyx remnant forming an equatorial ring.

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