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canela-merda (Brazil)
Nectandra megapotamica
canela-merda (Brazil) bay/avocado
Nectandra megapotamica Lauraceae
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Spanish common name
  •ayuí - hú - laurel negro
common names
  •canela-merda (Brazil)
  •canela-preta (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Nectandra megapotamica (Spreng.) Mez
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  •Nectandra megapotamica (180)
  •Nectandra membranacea (64)
  •Nectandra saligna (1)
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Image Author: ©2009 Eduardo Luís Hettwer Giehl, Sérgio Bordignon, Flora Digital
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.15 to 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (72%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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