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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 13 | Clusiaceae | Garcinia

20. Garcinia linii C. E. Chang, Bull. Taiwan Prov. Pingtung Inst. Agric. 6: 1. 1964.

兰屿福木 lan yu fu mu

Trees small, 10-15 m tall. Twigs yellowish brown, robust; young ones tetragonous. Petiole 5-12 mm; leaf blade adaxially dark green, ovate to elliptic, 7.5-12 × 4-6.3 cm, subleathery, secondary veins slightly raised abaxially, base broadly cuneate, margin involute, apex obtuse to acute or rounded. Plant dioecious; flowers solitary, axillary; pedicels 6-10 mm. Male flowers: sepals 4, 2 large, 2 small; outer 2: orbicular or elliptic-spatulate; petals obovate, 9-10 mm; stamens 4-fascicled, each fascicle with robust stalk and many anthers; anther cells oblong, longitudinally dehiscent; pistillode cylindric, slender. Female flowers unknown. Fruit ellipsoid or globose, 2-3 × ca. 2 cm, smooth.

● Mountain slopes. E Taiwan.

This species is related to Garcinia dives Pierre, from the Philippines, but differs in having broader leaves and solitary, axillary flowers.


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