Polyscias guilfoylei

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Polyscias guilfoylei
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Polyscias guilfoylei at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Barbados
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Polyscias
Species: P. guilfoylei
Binomial name
Polyscias guilfoylei
(W. Bull) L.H. Bailey
Synonyms

Afia, bebero, berobero, coffee tree, geranium aralia, geranium-leaf aralia, Guilfoylei panax, hedge panax, kaope pa, kapaie, ndanindani, tagitagi, tanetane, tanitani, te kaimamara, te toara, ut, wild coffee, wild coffee panax

Polyscias guilfoylei, the geranium aralia,[1] is a species of shrub native to the paleotropics and neotropics. It has erect branches and can grow to a height of up to 24 feet. Leaves are long and 1-pinnate with leaflets are arranged opposite. Blades are variable, but usually ovate or elliptic and coarsely dentate or lacerate. Leaves are commonly variegated with margins of white or pale yellow, but can also be entirely dark green.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Polyscias guilfoylei". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
  • Britton, N.L., and P. Wilson. 1926. Botany of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.
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  • Wunderlin, R.P., and B.F. Hansen. 2002. Atlas of Florida vascular plants. University of South Florida, Tampa.