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4. Leea philippinensis Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci. 1(Suppl.): 89. 1906.

菲律宾火筒树 fei lü bin huo tong shu

Trees. Leaves pinnate with 5-13 leaflets; petiole 5-7 cm, lateral petiolules 1-1.3 cm, pubescent; leaflets narrowly ovate to lanceolate, 9-15 × 4.2-5 cm, base acute, margin with rounded teeth, apex long acuminate, glabrescent, abaxial surface rough with rounded peltate glands; lateral veins 9-11 pairs, abaxial veinlets conspicuous but not protruding. Inflorescences leaf-opposed and terminal, 10-27 × ca. 20 cm, ferruginous pubescent; peduncle 6-12 cm, pubescent; bracts caducous. Pedicels short, 0.5-1 mm, pubescent; buds greenish, ovate-spherical. Calyx tube cupulate with triangular denticles. Petals 4, ovate to narrowly so, 2.5-3 mm, yellowish or greenish, and pink as flowering, apex acute, glabrous. Berry oblate, ca. 1 cm, 3- or 4-seeded. Seeds globose, ca. 0.6 cm in diam. Fl. Jul-Aug.

Taiwan (Lan Yu) [Philippines].


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