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Zanthoxylum riedelianum subsp. kellermanii (P. Wilson) Reynel

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Zanthoxylum kellermanii P. Wilson
A shrub or tree (?) ; branches armed with pale-brownish prickles 3-5 cm. long ; leaves 2-3 dm. long, equally-pinnate (possibly through the suppression of the terminal leaflet) ; leaflets6 or 8, oblong to elliptic oroblong-obovate, ll-14cm. long, 4.5-6 cm. broad, the lower pair somewhat smaller, inequilaterally rounded or cuneate at the base, abruptly shortacuminate at the apex, lustrous above, paler beneath, the primary nerves rather prominent ; branches of the inflorescence clothed with short, mostly appressed hairs; sepals 5 ; gynoecium apparently 4-carpellary ; follicles 2 or 3, sessile, ellipsoid, compressed, 5.5-6 mm. long, 5-5.5 mm. broad; seeds ellipsoid, 4.5-5 mm. long, 4-4.5 mm. broad, black, shining.
Type collected at Los Amates, Depart. Izabal, Guatemala. February 15, 1908, IV. A. Kellerman 7109 (herb. N. Y. Bot. Card.).
bibliographic citation
John Kunkel Small, Lenda Tracy Hanks, Nathaniel Lord Britton. 1907. GERANIALES, GERANIACEAE, OXALIDACEAE, LINACEAE, ERYTHROXYLACEAE. North American flora. vol 25(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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