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3. Semecarpus reticulatus Lecomte, Bull. Soc. Bot. France. 54: 610. 1907.

网脉肉托果 wang mai rou tuo guo

Trees, 10-30 m tall; branchlets robust, grayish white, glabrous, striate and lenticellate. Petiole 1.5-5 cm, glabrous, channeled above, inflated at base; leaf blade oblanceolate, 15-30 × 4-7.5 cm, leathery, glabrous on both surfaces, adaxially lucid, glaucescent, base subrounded, margin entire, crisped, apex acute to shortly acuminate, midrib slightly impressed adaxially, elevated abaxially, lateral veins ca. 15 pairs, prominent abaxially, reticulate venation conspicuous on both surfaces. Inflorescence paniculate, ca. 15 cm, tomentose; floral subtending bracts 1-2 mm, tomentose. Pedicel 0.5-1 mm, grayish white tomentose. Calyx tomentose, lobes triangular ca. 0.5 mm with ciliate margins. Petals oblong to ovate-oblong, 1.5-2 × ca. 1 mm, sparsely mixed glandular-pubescent and tomentose. Stamen filaments linear, ca. 2 mm; anthers ca. 0.7 mm. Disk glabrous. Ovary tomentose. Drupe rounded, ca. 1 cm in diam., lower part covered by hypocarp. Fl. Feb-Apr, fr. May-Jun.

Hill forests; 500-1400 m. S Yunnan (Jinghong, Mengla) [Laos, N Thailand, Vietnam].


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