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4. Semecarpus cuneiformis Blanco, Fl. Filip. 220. 1837.

钝叶肉托果 dun ye rou tuo guo

Semecarpus elmeri Perkins; S. ferrugineus Merrill; S. lanceolatus Ridley; S. megabotrys Merrill; S. merrillianus Perkins; S. micranthus Perkins; S. obtusifolius Merrill; S. perrottetii Marchand; S. philippinensis Engler; S. pilosus Merrill; S. ridleyi Merrill; S. taftianus Perkins; S. thyrsoideus Elmer; S. whitfordii Merrill.

Trees, 4-20 m tall; branchlets brownish. Petiole 1-3 cm, sparsely pubescent; leaf blade obovate-oblong to narrowly elliptic, 8-35 × 2-9 cm, leathery, adaxially glabrous to minutely pubescent, abaxially variable in hairiness from densely tomentose or pubescent to rarely glabrous, with distinct papillae except on midrib and major veins, base cuneate to obtuse, margin entire, apex variable from acute to rounded, lateral veins 11-25 pairs, prominent abaxially, reticulate venation prominent abaxially, distinct to indistinct adaxially. Inflorescence paniculate, 15-30 cm, tomentose or pubescent; floral subtending bracts 0.5-3 mm. Pedicel missing or very short; flowers greenish white. Calyx lobes broadly ovate, 0.5-1 mm, obtuse apically. Petals ovate-oblong to elliptic, 1.5-3 mm, minutely pubescent to glabrous, longitudinally veined. Stamens 2.5-3 mm; anthers ca. 0.7 mm; staminodes in female flowers ca. 1 mm. Disk round, flat, 1-2 mm across, pilose. Ovary ca. 2 mm across, densely pubescent. Drupe ovoid to broadly ellipsoid, 1-2 × 0.7-1.5 cm, apex obtuse, lower part covered by hypocarp.

Disturbed open vegetation; lowlands. Taiwan (Lan Yu) [E Indonesia, Philippines].


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