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Dracontomelon macrocarpum H. L. Li


Description from Flora of China

Trees, ca. 18 m tall; branchlets grayish brown, minutely pubescent to glabrous, with white lenticels. Petiole and rachis terete, minutely grayish yellow pubescent; leaf blade to 50 cm, imparipinnately compound with alternate leaflets; leaflet petiolule 4-6 mm, minutely gray pubescent, grooved apically; leaflet blade oblong, highly asymmetrical, 9-13 × 2.5-4 cm, coriaceous, glabrous adaxially, abaxially with tufts of hairs in axils of lateral veins, base oblique with one side acute, one rounded, margin entire, apex acuminate or acute, lateral veins 8-19 pairs, prominent on both surfaces, reticulate venation visible on both surfaces. Inflorescence and flowers not seen. Drupe subglobose, 3.5-5 cm in diam., glabrous, 5-locular, rarely 2-4-locular by abortion; mesocarp fleshy; endocarp ca. 3.5 cm in diam., woody. Seed elliptic-trigonous, ca. 12 × 6 mm. Fr. Jun.

● Hill forests; ca. 1200 m. S Yunnan (Mengla).

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