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10. Allophylus timoriensis (Candolle) Blume, Rumphia. 3: 130. 1847.

海滨异木患 hai bin yi mu huan

Schmidelia timoriensis Candolle, Prodr. 1: 611. 1824.

Shrubs, 1-3 m tall. Branchlets grayish white, slightly zigzag, strong, stout, glabrous or pilosulose. Leaves trifoliate; petioles 1-6 cm; leaflets with petiolules 5-18 mm; blades abaxially brown and adaxially black when dry, papery or slightly fleshy, broadly ovate, abaxially only with tufts of hairs in lateral vein axils, lateral veins 8 pairs, prominent abaxially; terminal blade 6-10 × 3-6.5 cm, base rounded, margin sparsely toothed, apex acute and mucronate; lateral ones slightly smaller, same as terminal one in shape. Inflorescences compound racemose, usually with one pair of branches at lower part of main rachis, solitary, erect, longer than petioles, glabrous or pilosulose. Pedicels 1-2 mm. Sepals glabrous. Petals spoon-shaped, ca. 1 mm, abaxially villous, apex rounded or slightly emarginate; scales shallowly 2-lobed, densely long hairy. Fruit red, ovoid or subglobose, 8-10 × 7-8 mm. Fl. Jul, fr. Oct-Nov.

Seaside sparse forests or thickets. Hainan, Taiwan [Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Timor].


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