Sideroxylon lanuginosum Michx. ssp. oblongifolium (Nutt.) T.D. Penn.
Gum bully, Chittamwood, Gum elastic tree
Sapotaceae (Sapodilla Family)USDA Symbol: SILAO
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Bumelia lanuginosa var. oblongifolia
Location: S edge of East-West Path, midway from Oakwell Farms Pky to wooden footbridge--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Habitat: In thick understory of Celtis & Ulmus. Heavy shade.
Description: Much branched tree, 4 m tall; thorns to 12 mm long, recurved, acicular, replacing some leaves, brown. Leaves fascicled, mostly more than 5 cm long, elliptic to oblanceolate, dark-green above, lighter beneath. Lower leaf surface thinly covered w/entangled, grayish hairs.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 26, 1994
Specimen number: 624
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0910
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66 Annotations: SXXXB (No flower/fruit)