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6. Aglaia perviridis Hiern in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 1: 556. 1875.

碧绿米仔兰 bi lü mi zi lan

Trees to 15 m tall. Branchlets dark gray, with scattered small yellowish lenticels. Leaves ca. 30 cm; leaflets 9-13, alternate to subopposite; petiolules 5-10 mm; leaflet blades oblong-elliptic or ovate, 5-15(-18) × (2-)3-4.5 cm, thickly papery to subleathery, both surfaces glabrous, secondary veins 12-16 on each side of midvein and slender, base ± oblique and cuneate to subrotund, apex acuminate. Thyrses axillary, 20-24 cm, slightly shorter than leaves, dark gray squamate. Flowers ca. 2 mm in diam., glabrous. Pedicel short. Calyx 5-parted; lobes rounded, margin ciliate. Petals 5, white, orbicular to ovate, ca. 1.5 mm. Staminal tube subglobose, glabrous; anthers 5, ovoid. Ovary with 2 ovules per locule. Fruit indehiscent, oblong and curved, 3-3.8 × ca. 2 cm, rust-colored squamate. Seed 1 per fruit, with a yellowish fleshy aril. Fl. Mar-May, fr. Sep-Dec.

Seasonal rain forests, ravine rain forests, evergreen broad-leaved forests; 100-1400 m. S and SE Yunnan [Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand; Indian Ocean islands].


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