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4. Streblus indicus (Bureau) Corner, Gard. Bull. Singapore. 19: 226. 1962.

假鹊肾树 jia que shen shu

Pseudostreblus indicus Bureau in Candolle, Prodr. 17: 220. 1873.

Trees to 15 m, d.b.h. 15-20 cm; monoecious or dioecious. Bark brown, smooth. New branchlets pubescent; spines absent. Stipules linear, small, caducous. Petiole 1-1.5 cm; leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate but narrowly elliptic-lanceolate on young trees, 7-15 × 2.5-4 cm, leathery, glabrous, shiny, abaxially pale green, adaxially green, base cuneate, margin entire, apex obtuse to ± caudate. Bisexual inflorescences with 1 apical female flower and many basal male flowers. Male inflorescences axillary, solitary or paired, scorpioid; bracts 3, triangular, basally connate. Female inflorescences 1-flowered; peduncle 1-1.5 cm. Male flowers: pedicel ca. 6 mm, pubescent; calyx lobes 5, reddish white, imbricate, narrowly elliptic, ca. 4 mm, with marginal hairs; filaments flat; pistillode small, conic-columnar. Female flowers: calyx lobes ± orbicular, ca. 1 cm, enclosing ovary, with marginal hairs; ovary globose; style 2-branched almost from base, densely dark brown pubescent. Drupes globose, ca. 1 cm in diam., enclosed by enlarged calyx lobes, basally attenuate and fleshy. Fl. Oct-Nov.

Mountain slopes, moist shaded areas; 600-1400 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, S Yunnan [NE India, Thailand].


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