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3. Aglaia teysmanniana (Miquel) Miquel, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi. 4: 48. 1868.

星毛崖摩 xing mao ya mo

Amoora teysmanniana Miquel, Fl. Ned. Ind., Eerste Bijv. 3: 503. 1861.

Trees 7-10 m tall, to 10 cm d.b.h. Bark glaucous. Young branches with dense stellate trichomes, glabrescent. Petiole and rachis 13-20 cm, with dense stellate trichomes, abaxially rounded, adaxially with a groove; leaflets 5-9; petiolules 5-7 mm, with stellate trichomes; leaflet blades elliptic, 10-22 × 4-6 cm, papery, abaxially with dense stellate trichomes especially along midvein and secondary veins, adaxially with stellate trichomes to nearly glabrous, base cuneate and ± oblique, apex acuminate and caudate. Thyrses axillary, 9-15 cm, with sparse flowers. Flowers subglobose, ca. 2 mm in diam. Pedicel ca. 1 mm, straight or flexed, with yellow stellate trichomes. Calyx cup-shaped, 5-lobed; lobes obtuse-triquetrous, outside with dense yellow stellate trichomes, inside glabrous. Petals 3, rotund to ovate, both surfaces glabrous. Staminal tube cup-shaped with apical margin incurved, glabrous; anthers (6 or)7(-9), ellipsoid, just protruding beyond aperture. Fruit dehiscent, obovoid-globose, lepidote, base with persistent calyx, apex concave; pericarp leathery. Seeds (2 or)3 per fruit, enveloped by a red aril. Fl. Apr, fr. in following year.

Dense or sparse forests; 300-500 m. SE Yunnan (Hekou, Jinping) [Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand].

"Amoora stellata" (C. Y. Wu, Fl. Yunnan. 1: 234. 1977) belongs here but was not validly published because two gatherings were indicated as types (Vienna Code, Art. 37.2).


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