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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

Field Guide Overview

Dominant Flora of the Ground Cover in Pine Forests of the Apalachicola National Forest

Genus/Species Cliftonia monophylla Common Name Black Titi
Family CYRILLACEAE Acronym TITI
Description

Shrub or small tree with leaves alternate, leathery, mostly elliptic, lateral veins scarcely evident, leaf scars shield-shaped; flowers March-April; fruit broadly 3-winged.