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Coccoloba is a genus of shrub in the family Polygonaceae. They are native to The Neotropics, The Contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and US Minor Outlying Islands. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Melanis acroleuca, Scaptotrigona pectoralis, and Nannotrigona perilampoides. Individuals can grow to 5 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Coccoloba. View this species on GBIF