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Samyda yucatanensis Standley

Shrub or small tree; leaves alternate, simple, ovate to obovate, margin entire or minutely/obscurely toothed, apex rounded to obtuse, pubescent on the lower surface; flowers axillary; petals white; fruit globose, fleshy.

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