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Radermachera glandulosa (Bl.) Miq.


Description from Flora of China

Spathodea glandulosa Blume, Bijdr. 762. 1862; Bignonia porteriana Willroth ex A. de Candolle; Stereospermum glandulosum Miquel.

Trees small, glabrous except for pubescent young branches. Leaves 1-pinnately compound; petiolules ca. 6 mm; leaflets 3-7, long elliptic, 18-21 X 8-9 cm, base cuneate, margin entire, apex acute or acuminate. Inflorescences paniculate,ca. 25 cm, short branched, many flowered. Calyx campanulate, apex slightly truncate, 5-8 mm, glabrous. Corolla white, ca. 3.7 cm; tube pale purple-red abaxially, white and glandular adaxially, 3-4 cm in diam. at mouth, tubular at base; lobes rounded, ca. 8 mm, subentire. Capsule linear, 22-30 cm X 7-8 mm, smooth; pericarp thin; septum 3-4 mm in diam. Seeds compressed globose, including wing ca. 2 cm X 2-3 mm. Fl. Apr, fr. Jul.

Forests, thickets; ca. 900 m. Guangdong, Guangxi [India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand].


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