Unidentified Plant Species collected by Jan Meerman,

any help in identification is appreciated. Latest addition: July 22, 2011

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1) Riparian shrub in the Chiquibul. Opposite leaves, triparted fruits. Bunchosia sp.  

2) Tree in San Jose Succotz. Serrated leaflets, leaflets essentially opposite, petiolule very short.

Comocladia mayana, Anacardiaceae.

3) Low herb, at first glance a Legume but leaves simple.  
4) Small shrub on hilltop near Green Hills. Small stipular spines. Salicaceae?, Euphorbiaceae?
5) Shrub on hilltop near Green Hills. Ulmaceae??, or at least a Malvaceae. Serrated leaves. Salicaceae?, Euphorbiaceae?  
5) Shrub on hilltop near Green Hills. Hampea??. Serrated leaves.
6: Low Herb 12. Tikal, Peten. Nov. 2002 - Acanthaceae?  
6: Low Herb 12. (Leaf rosette) Tikal, Peten. Nov. 2002 - Acanthaceae?
7: Lauraceae. Licaria sp. Rio Frio Cave   8. Sarstoon Temash National Park, Sphagnum bog. Ternstroemia tepezapote?
9. Asteraceae treelet. 4-5 m high. Leaves large simple and alternate. Locally called "Wild Tobacco". Common in Mountain Pine Ridge and locally at Higher elevations along the Hummingbird Highway.  
9. Asteraceae treelet. 4-5 m high. Leaves large simple and alternate. Locally called "Wild Tobacco". Common in Mountain Pine Ridge and locally at Higher elevations along the Hummingbird Highway.
10: I know, nothing much to go by. Vochysia forest near Riversdale. Pera (arborea?)  
11: Nondescript thingy, sprawling shrub in littoral forest near Riversdale. Laguncularia racemosa
12. Unknown Asteraceae. Baldy Beacon, Mountain Pine Ridge, Cayo (Solidago stricta?)  
12. Unknown Asteraceae. Baldy Beacon, Mountain Pine Ridge, Cayo (Solidago stricta?)
13. Sarstoon Temash National Park, Sphagnum bog. Ternstroemia tepezapote?  
13. Sarstoon Temash National Park, Sphagnum bog. Eugenia sp.
   

 

 

 

 


 
 
   
 
         
   

 

Thank to: Daniel Atha, Steven Brewer, Gerrit Davidse, Tim McDowel, Zoe Godwin, Paul House, Henk vd Werff, Gwilym Lewis, Bruce Holst, Gordon McPherson, Juan Jose Castillo Mont, and Jose Ledis Linares for past ID's


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