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Alfilerillo
Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Machaonia
Species:
M. woodburyana
Binomial name
Machaonia woodburyana
Acev.-Rodr.

Machaonia woodburyana, the alfilerillo, is a species of plant in the family Rubiaceae. It is found in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. According to the Flora of St. John it is endemic to the island of St. John.

Habitat

The natural habitats of Machaonia woodburyana are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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