Plocama pendula Aiton
- Common Name:
- Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
- Country of Origin: Canary Islands (Spain)
- Habitat: Mediterranean-climate shrub
- Description: Canary Island endemic shrub, occurring in dry winter-rainfall Mediterranean vegetation. Weakly dioecious or gynodioecious, with individual plants that are either mostly functionally male (but can set seeds occasionally), or functionally female.
- Accession # 202300018
- Source: GJ Anderson research plants
GJA 5436, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Male and female plants from wild collected seeds sown 2012.
- Accession Date: 01-26-2023
- Bench: 6103 - BPB:6100:Bench3
- Currently: active - healthy
- Qty: 3 confirmed on 02-13-2023
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: euasterid I
- Order: Gentianales
- Family: Rubiaceae
- SubFamily: Rubioideae
- Tribe: Putorieae
Anderson, Gregory J., Julia Perez de Paz, Mona Anderson, Gabriel Bernardello and David Taylor. 2021. A ‘leaky’ dimorphic sexual system and breeding system characterize a successful island colonist: The reproductive biology of Plocama pendula (Rubiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society XX: 1-16.
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