Reynosia septentrionalis


Symb. Antill. 1: 356. 1899.

Common names: Darling-plum
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 67.

Shrubs or small trees, 1.5–7 m, glabrous; trunks to 2 dm diam. Leaves: petiole 1.5–3 mm; blade elliptic-oblong to oval or obovate, 2–4 cm, coriaceous, base cuneate to truncate, margins entire, revolute, apex usually truncate-emarginate, sometimes rounded. Inflorescences 1–4-flowered. Pedicels 4–9 mm. Drupes dark purple to black, globose to ovoid or ellipsoid.

Phenology: Flowering sporadically year-round.
Habitat: Coastal hammocks, open woods, thickets, mangrove margins, dunes.
Elevation: 0–10 m.


Reynosia septentrionalis is found in the flora area in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

Selected References


Lower Taxa