- treelet to 5 m tall
- leaves glabrous, lanceolate
- flowers 14-19 mm, yellow-green
- fruit white
Description: A treelet, mature at 2-5 m; leaves glabrous, 6-11 cm long x 4-6 cm wide, lanceolate, apex acute to acuminate, base acute, often weakly bullate; flowers yellow-green, tube 15-20 mm long; fruit white and juicy, 6-11 mm long.
Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 700 to 1100 m.
Species range: Central America and the Antilles.
Habitat: Large light gaps, river margins, and forest edge.
Phenology: Flower: any time of year. Fruit: sep-jan.
Seed dispersers: Birds