Salicaceae (Willow family)

Yes, how strange it is to think of willows in the tropics! Goodbye Wind in the Willows, enter Rain in the Willows. It’s a small family in the tropics, but comprises of some rather common trees. Members of the family typically have alternate simple leaves and twigs which are pale brown with conspicuous breathing pores (lenticels)

Casearia costulata
Casearia dallachii
Casearia grayi
Casearia grewiifolia var. gelonioides
Flacourtia sp. Shiptons Flat
Homalium circumpinnatum
Scolopia braunii

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