Archive for 'Cyrillaceae'

Cyrilla sp

Cyrilla sp

Could be a very stunted Swamp Titi (Cyrilla racemiflora), but is also likely to be a Roraima endemic. According to Flora of the Venezuelan Guyana Vol 4: “This species is extremely variable in terms of growth habit, ranging from a low spreading shrub to a medium-sized tree, and leaf size and shape. Thomas (Contr. Gray […]

Swamp Titi (Cyrilla racemiflora)

Swamp Titi (Cyrilla racemiflora)

This shrub also grows a 1000 metres down on the sabana, but there it grows much larger. Here on Mount roraima some are just 15-20 centimetres tall, but still produces flowers. Amazing! Native range is Southeastern USA to Brazil.

Swamp Titi (Cyrilla racemiflora)

Swamp Titi (Cyrilla racemiflora)

This shrub also grows a 1000 metres down on the sabana, but there it grows much larger. Here on Mount Roraima some are just 15-20 centimetres tall, but still produces flowers. Amazing! Native range is Southeastern USA to Brazil.