Colubrina elliptica (Sw.) Brizicky & W.L.Stern


Family: Rhamnaceae

Genus: Colubrina

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Size: To 35' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Deciduous large shrub to tree.


Native to Florida, Caribbean, Mexico and South America.

Published in Trop. Woods 109: 95 in 1958.

Basionym is Rhamnus elliptica Sw.

Synonym Colubrina reclinata (L'Hér.) Brongn.

See Catesby's Natural History Volume I Plate 10.

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