Wild Flowering Plants
Picramnia pentandra Swartz, Fl. Ind. Occid. 1: 220. 1797.
Indigenous rare small tree of all elevations.
We have seen this tree in deciduous seasonal forest and semi-evergreen seasonal forest, as well as lower montane, montane, and cloud montane rainforest.
No other species has this range.
The images are from a variety of habitats.
St. Martin, St. Barthélemy, Barbuda, Antigua, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, rest of West Indies, North America, South America.
Leaflets in compound leaf are not exactly opposite, a rare arrangement.
Local medicinal (magical) uses