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Croton lundelii Standley; achiote del monte

Small tree; leaves alternate, simple, oblong-elliptic, trichomes scale-like; petioles with a pair of reddish brown glands at the apex, near the base of the leaf blade; flowers small, unisexual, in terminal spike-like inflorescences, each node bearing nearly sessile cymes, lower cymes bisexual, upper symes staminate.

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