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Hyperbaena obovata Urb.

Egg-leaved Hyperbaena (Hyperbaena obovata)  

The genus Hyperbaena contains about 70 species of trees that are distributed over the Caribbean, as well as over Central- and South America.  


The Egg-leaved Hyperbaena, described in 1925, was restricted to the Provinces of Guantánamo and Holguín in the east of Cuba.  The species is now considered extinct. [1]  



[1] R. Berazaín: The extinct Flora of Cuba. Bissea 3(2). 2009  


edited: 20.03.2018