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Guiana Chestnut

Pachira aquatica Aubl.

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Pachira aquatica (Guiana Chestnut) is a species of tree in the family mallows. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Pará, Maranhao, Amazônia, and Afrotropics. They have compound, broad leaves and capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by white-lined broad-nosed bat, Flat-faced Fruit-eating Bat, Brazilian Big-eyed Bat, and Little Yellow-shouldered Bat. Individuals can grow to 23 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Guiana-chestnut. View this species on GBIF