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14. Polyalthia obliqua J. D. Hooker & Thomson, Fl. Ind. 1: 138. 1855.

沙煲暗罗 sha bao an luo

Polyalthia consanguinea Merrill.

Trees to 12 m tall. Bark dark gray. Branchlets reddish, minutely rust-colored pubescent, soon glabrous, with many lenticels when young. Petiole 3-5 mm, swollen, puberulent; leaf blade oblong-lanceolate to oblanceolate, 10-20 × 2.5-7 cm, thinly leathery to papery, abaxially dull, drying silvery green, and pubescent along midvein, adaxially glabrous and shiny, secondary veins 10-14 on each side of midvein, curving, forming a wide angle with midvein, anastomosing doubly, and adaxially flat, base narrowed and sometimes inequilateral, margin slightly revolute, apex bluntly acuminate. Inflorescences axillary, sometimes formed after leaf fall, 1-3-flowered. Pedicel 1-1.8 cm, pubescent; bracteoles 2 or 3, minute, 2 basal and other medial on pedicel. Sepals ovate-triangular, 2-3 mm, outside pubescent, inside glabrous, apex slightly obtuse. Petals white, oblong, 10-13 × 3-4.5 mm, subequal, outside pubescent, inside glabrous and rough, margins revolute, apex slightly obtuse. Stamens ca. 1 mm; connectives apically flat-topped to convex, pubescent. Carpels ovate-oblong, ca. 1.5 mm, pubescent; ovules 2 per carpel; stigmas ovoid, pubescent. Monocarp stipes 0.7-2 cm; monocarps reddish brown, globose, 1-2 cm in diam., thinly walled, glabrous, densely minutely verrucate. Seeds 2 per monocarp, verrucose. Fl. Jan-Apr, fr. Jun-Dec.

Woodlands at middle elevations. Hainan [Malaysia].


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