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Erythroxylum macrophyllum (Erythroxylum macrophyllum)


Erythroxylum macrophyllum is a tropical tree in the family Erythroxylaceae.It is found in Costa Rica.It grows at altitudes of 1200-1400 m.It is a small tree of the understory reaching 2 to 6 meters.The leaves are alternate and are aligned in a plane.Small white flowers are borne March through June;they are followed by fruit that persist until September and are red when ripe.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malpighiales

            • Family: Erythroxylaceae

              • Genus: Erythroxylum