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Daphnopsis folsomii (Daphnopsis folsomii)


Daphnopsis folsomii is a plant species native to Panama. It has been found in two different regions: Darién Province in eastern Panama and from Coclé Province in the central part of the country. Daphnopsis folsomii is a shrub up to 2 m tall. Leaf blades are thick and leathery, up to 25 cm long, green on the upper side, slightly lighter green below. Pistillate (female) flowers are grouped together into a head of 10-15 flowers. Fruits are white, egg-shaped, up to 20 mm long.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Daphnopsis