Pentagonia macrophylla

COMMON NAME

Teta de chola

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Rubiaceae

NOTES

Pentagonia macrophylla is an evergreen shrub or a tree; it usually grows up to 20 ft tall.   The tree is often unbranched, with a crown of leaves at the top - looking somewhat like a single-stemmed palm tree.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panamá

NATIVE HABITAT

An understorey plant of evergreen forests

WEB SOURCES

tropical.theferns.info

powo.science.kew.org

hawaiigarden.com



Pentagonia macrophylla