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Buchanania microphylla Engl.


Description from Flora of China

Trees, 5-9 m tall; young branches minutely ferruginous pubescent, later glabrescent. Petiole 8-14 mm, puberulent; leaf blade obovate, 4-12 × 2-5 cm, minutely pubescent along midrib on both sides, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin entire, apex rounded to retuse, lateral veins 12-20 pairs, reticulate venation pattern prominent on both sides. Inflorescences paniculate, terminal, minutely ferruginous pubescent, with numerous branches. Flowers light yellow; pedicel ca. 1 mm, minutely pubescent. Calyx lobes ovate, ca. 1 mm, minutely pubescent to subglabrous abaxially. Petals oblong, ca. 2.5 × 1 mm, glabrous, revolute in open state. Stamens 10; filaments linear, ca. 1 mm; anthers oblong, shorter than filaments, ca. 0.5 mm. Ovary conical, ca. 0.5 mm, densely hispid. Young fruit lens-shaped, glabrous. Fl. Apr, fr. Jun.

Lowland and hill forests. Hainan [Philippines].


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