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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0034830
Occurrence ID (GUID): 889c6b4c-2f81-428c-a39d-d933f6d2958c
Secondary Catalog #: 183644
Taxon: Eugenia punicifolia (Kunth) DC.
Family: Myrtaceae
Determiner: B.K. Holst, 1986.
Collector: B. K. Holst; R. Liesner   2747   
Date: 1986-04-29
Verbatim Date: 1986-4-29
Locality: Venezuela, Bolivar, Piar, Savanna of Amaruay-tepui, E of Auyan-tepui, W of Aparaman-tepui.
5.91667  -62.2667
Habitat: Savanna
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: In 5 anthers seen, each had 1 gland.; Shrub, 0.5-1.5m; locally common; leaves thickened slightly; petals and stamens white; fruit changing green to yellow to orange to bright red when mature, edible. 'Ivoro derpa' (food of the fox)
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Link to Source: ASU #ASU0034830
Record Id: 95f4ea79-e3be-4090-961f-a574a7612754
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