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4. Canarium parvum Leenhouts, Blumea. 9: 408. 1959.

小叶榄 xiao ye lan

Trees or shrubs, 3-8 m tall, 15-30 cm d.b.h. Branchlets 3-5 mm in diam. Leaves exstipulate; leaflets 2-4 pairs; blades ovate, elliptic-ovate, or nearly rounded, 4.5-10 × 2-5 cm, adaxially pubescent near base of midrib, abaxially shortly pubescent especially on veins, base rounded or cuneate, oblique, margin entire, apex with acumen 5-15 mm; lateral veins 10-12 pairs. Inflorescences extra-axillary, puberulent or nearly glabrescent; male flowers in narrow cymose panicles 4.5-9 cm, female flowers few, in racemes 3-7 cm. Male flowers 7-10 mm, sparsely pubescent, female flowers ca. 5.5 mm, nearly glabrescent. Calyx 1.5-2 mm in male flowers, ca. 3 mm in female flowers. Stamens glabrous, smaller in female flowers; filaments connate for 1/3 of length in male flowers, 1/2 or more in female flowers; disk annular, ca. 1 mm high, fleshy, margin truncate, somewhat 6-lobed, ciliate, center excavate in male flowers, margin long hispid in female flowers. Ovary densely rusty tomentose, absent in male flowers. Infructescences 4-11 cm, minutely gray pubescent, 1-4-fruited; persistent calyx shallowly 3-lobed, ca. 5 mm in diam., lobes recurved. Drupe yellow-green, glabrous, spindle-shaped, both ends acute, 3-4 × 1-2.5 cm; cross section of pyrene triangular. Fl. Nov-May, fr. Aug-Nov.

Valley forests; 100-700 m. SE Yunnan (Hekou) [Vietnam].


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