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2. Buchanania arborescens (Blume) Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 183. 1850.

山檨子 shan xian zi

Evergreen trees; branchlets minutely yellowish pubescent to subglabrous. Petiole 2-2.5 cm; leaf blade obovate-oblong to obovate-elliptic, 8-18 × 4-6 cm, leathery, glabrous, base cuneate, margin entire, apex rounded, lateral veins 10-15 pairs, prominent on both sides. Panicle terminal or axillary, 8-10 cm, minutely ferruginous pubescent. Flowers white. Calyx glabrous, lobes suborbicular, ca. 1 mm with ciliate margins. Petals elliptic to suborbicular, 3-4 mm, fleshy. Stamens equal to petals in length; filaments linear to subulate, longer than anthers; anthers sagittate. Disk large and thick. Carpels 5, minutely pubescent. Drupe lens-shaped, ca. 8 mm, glabrous. Fl. Mar, fr. Jul.

Lowland forests. S Taiwan (Gaoxiong) [Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia, Pacific islands (Solomon Islands)].


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