Leea tetramera

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Leea tetramera

Description

Tree up to 15 m, flying buttresses sometimes present, up to 1½ m high. Leaves 1-(or 2-)pinnate, leaflets 7-15. Inflorescences 13-35 cm long, when young usually finely fulvously pubescent, glabrous when older, pendulous, lax; Flowers 4- or 5-merous, sometimes both in one inflorescence, creamy white. Ovary 6-celled, style 3-4 mm. Fruit c. 30 mm ø, red-orange;

Distribution

Solomon Islands (Bougainville, Choiseul, New Georgia, Santa Tsabel, Guadalcanal, Malaita, San Cristobel). .

Citation

RIDSDALE - in Blumea. 1974: f. 1/6-7
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 390