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3. Melicope lunu-ankenda (Gaertner) T. G. Hartley, Sandakania. 4: 61. 1994.

三刈叶蜜茱萸 san yi ye mi zhu yu

Fagara lunu-ankenda Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 334. 1788; Ampacus aromatica (Blume) Kuntze; Euodia arborea Elmer; E. arborescens D. D. Tao; E. aromatica Blume; E. concinna Ridley; E. lucida (Miquel) Miquel; E. lunu-ankenda (Gaertner) Merrill; E. lunu-ankenda var. tirunelvelica A. N. Henry & Chandrabose; E. marambong (Miquel) Miquel; E. obtusifolia Ridley; E. punctata Merrill; E. roxburghiana (Chamisso) Bentham; E. roxburghiana var. longipes Craib; E. triphylla (Lamarck) Candolle var. pubescens Ridley; Zanthoxylum aromaticum (Blume) Miquel; Z. lucidum Miquel; Z. marambong Miquel; Z. roxburghianum Chamisso.

Trees to 30 m tall, dioecious. Young branchlets 2.5-4.5 mm wide in third internode. Leaves 3-foliolate; petiole 2-12 cm, glabrous to tomentulose; leaflet blades elliptic, sometimes ovate-elliptic, or rarely obovate, in terminal leaflet 6-21 × 2.5-8.5 cm, glabrous or puberulent to sparsely puberulent on midvein especially abaxially and sometimes on secondary veins abaxially, apex acuminate. Inflorescences axillary, 8-32 × 3-16 cm; peduncle 4-15 cm; larger primary branches usually ascending. Pedicel 0.3-2.5 mm but 1-5 mm in fruit, nearly glabrous to tomentulose. Sepals 0.5-1 mm, connate at base or to ca. 1/4 their length, glabrous or outside puberulent, persistent in fruit. Petals 1.5-2.5 mm, deciduous or subpersistent in fruit. Stamens 4, in male flowers 2-4 mm, in female flowers 0.5-2.5 mm; filaments at least in male flowers subulate to filiform at apex. Gynoecium in female flowers 1-3 mm, in male flowers 0.2-0.5 mm; ovary nearly glabrous to shortly pubescent or ± sparsely villous. Fruit follicles ellipsoid, 4.5-5 mm, glabrous to sparsely puberulent. Seeds subglobose, ovoid, or ellipsoid, 3.5-4 mm, attachment Type B. Fr. Aug-Sep.

Montane forests; ca. 900 m. SE Xizang (Mêdog) [Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].


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