Leea angulata

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Leea angulata

Description

Weak straggler, bushy shrub or tree up to 15 m, frequently multi-stemmed and suckering; Leaves 2- or 3-pinnate, leaflets numerous. Inflorescences up to 25 cm long, broad, multi-branched, pubescent; Flowers 5-merous, greenish white. Ovary 6-celled, style 2 mm. Fruit 7-10 mm ø, greyish blue;

Distribution

Nicobar Is., Thailand (Peninsular: Songkhla, Pattani, Narathiwat); Malesia: Malaya (Kedah, Penang, Perak, Kelantan, Pahang, Selangor), Singapore, Sumatra (Atjeh, E. Coast, Lampong), Java (common, incl. Bawean and Christmas I.), Lesser Sunda Is. (Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores), Ν. Borneo (Sabah, Tawau), Philippines (Negros, Panay, Mindanao, Basilan, Sulu Is.), Celebes (SE. and SW. Peninsula), Moluccas (Sula Is.: Sanana). .

Citation

MERR. - in En. Philip. 1923: 11
CLARKE - in J. Bot. 1881: 105
BACKER, Schoolfl. Java. 1911: 255
KING - in J. As. Soc. Beng. 1896: 414
CORNER - in Ways. Trees. 1940: 97
K. & V. - in Bijdr. 1903: 9
RIDL. - in Fl. Mal. Pen. 1922: 485
BURK., Dict. 1935: 1326
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 384, 385
CERON, Cat. Pl. Herb. Manilla. 1892: 51
BACKER & BAKH.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 94
CLARKE - in J. Bot. 1881: 166
RIDSDALE - in Blumea. 1974: f. 3/2-3, with full synonymy.
CLARKE - in J. Bot. 1881: 166