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Banara wilsonii Alain

Wilson’s Banara Tree (Banara wilsonii)

This species is known only from the type material which was collected sometimes prior 1938 (the date of its description) near the city of Puerto Padre in central Cuba.

The species is now most likely extinct.


The photo below shows a closely related species, the Palo de Ramón (Banara vanderbiltii Urban) from Puerto Rico.


Palo de Ramón (Banara vanderbiltii)

Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

(public domain)


edited: 03.05.2022