Callaeum macropterum

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Name and publication

Callaeum macropterum (DC.) D. M. Johnson, Syst. Bot. 11: 340 (1986).

Description

Yellow orchid vine or gallinita bears samaras, pale green when fresh, turning light brown when dried, 4.5-5.5 cm in diameter, the wings undulate.

Nativity and distribution

Callaeum macropterum is native to Mexico.

Family

Malpighiaceae

Synonymy

Hiraea macroptera DC.

Mascagnia macroptera (DC.) Nied.