Eugenia woodburyana (Woodbury's stopper) is a species of plant in the Myrtaceae family. It is endemic to Puerto Rico. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. It is threatened by habitat loss.
This is an evergreen tree which grows up to 6 meters in height. It has hairy oval leaves up to 2 centimeters long by 1.5 wide which are oppositely arranged. The inflorescence is a cluster of up to 5 white flowers borne in the leaf axils. The fruit is an eight-winged red berry up to 2 centimeters long.
The tree grows in the Sierra Bermeja and the Guánica State Forest of Puerto Rico, and there is reportedly one individual in the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge. In 1998 there were 45 trees of this species remaining.
- USFWS. Determination of endangered status for three Puerto Rican plants. Federal Register September 9, 1994.
- World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Eugenia woodburyana. 2010 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded 22 March 2011.
- Santiago-Blay, J. A., et al. (2003). Roy Orlo Woodbury (1913-2002): An Extraordinary Field Biologist. Caribbean Journal of Science 39(1) 1-10.
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