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3. Stereospermum neuranthum Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42(2): 91. 1873.

毛叶羽叶楸 mao ye yu ye qiu

Trees deciduous, ca. 12 m tall. Young branches pubescent. Leaf rachis pubescent, 14-24 cm; leaflets 3-7(-9), broadly elliptic, 8-14 X 5-10 cm, scabrous and densely broadly cuneate, oblique, margin entire, pubescent adaxially, densely puberulent abaxially, base apex acute to rounded; lateral veins 7 or 8 on each side of midrib; petiolules ca. 1 cm. Inflorescences cymose, terminal, 4-12 cm. Corolla ca. 2.5 cm, pale purple, dark purple striate. Capsule long terete, curved, 20-47 cm X ca. 8 mm, slightly 4-angular; pericarp black, thin leathery. Seeds ovoid, less than 3 cm, indistinctly membranous winged. Fr. Feb-Mar.

Slopes, forests; 500-1600 m. SW Yunnan [Cambodia, India (Manipur), Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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