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Guapira discolor

Guapira discolor (Spreng.) Little

Guapira bracei (Britton) Little

Guapira longifolia (Heimerl) Little

Pisonia discolor Spreng.

Pisonia discolor Spreng. var. longifolia Heimerl

Torrubia bracei Britton

Torrubia discolor (Spreng.) Britton

Torrubia longifolia (Heimerl) Britton

Blolly

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyNyctaginaceaePlants with unique fruits (“anthocarps”) and large pollen grains
GenusGuapira
SpeciesdiscolorFrom the Greek prefix dis- which like the Latin bis- means two or twice, and thus of two or different colors. (“Dis” can also mean “without,” so discolor could mean colorless, i.e. white.)

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Guapira discolor description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Guapira discolor (Blolly)

4/14/2015 · Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, Key Largo, FL
≈ 16 × 24" (39 × 59 cm)

Guapira discolor (Blolly)

4/14/2015 · Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, Key Largo, FL
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 22 cm)

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