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10. Dysoxylum cumingianum C. Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 1: 497. 1878.

肯氏木 ken shi jian mu

Trees, medium sized. Young branches densely covered with thick trichomes, glabrescent. Leaves in spirals, ca. 30 cm, odd-pinnate; leaflets 7-9, opposite or alternate; leaflet blades elliptic to ovate-elliptic, (5-)12-16 × (3-)5-6 cm, membranous, yellowish gray when dry, abaxially densely puberulent along midvein and secondary veins, adaxially glabrous, secondary veins 12-14 on each side of midvein and abaxially ± prominent, base oblique and cuneate to sometimes rounded, apex obtuse to acute. Thyrses linear, ± as long as petioles, ca. 8 cm, densely covered with yellow thick trichomes, borne on older branches and sometimes also axillary. Calyx kettlelike, ca. 2.5 mm, membranous, outside with dense thick trichomes, 4-lobed. Petals 4, linear to elongate-elliptic, ca. 1.5 cm, membranous, apex covered with yellow small trichomes. Staminal tube glabrous; anthers 8, narrowly ellipsoid. Disk cylindric, outside glabrous, inside covered with trichomes. Ovary 4-locular, densely yellow villous, with 1 ovule per locule; style ± as long as filament tube, middle part pilose. Capsule globose, 2-2.5 cm in diam., subglabrous, valvate with 4 or 5 segments.

Near sea level to 400 m. Taiwan (Lan Yu) [Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines].


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