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Licaria triandra

Licaria triandra (Sw.) Kosterm.

Pepperleaf Sweetwood, Pepper-leaf Sweetwood, Gulf Triandra

Lauraceae (Laurel Family)

Synonym(s): Misanteca triandra


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 40 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Hammocks.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Licaria triandra in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Licaria triandra in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Licaria triandra


Record Modified: 2020-05-14
Research By: CBR

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