Leea philippinensis

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Leea philippinensis

Description

Tree up to 10 m high. Leaves 1- (rarely 2- to 3-) pinnate; Inflorescences 3-15 (-25) cm long, somewhat lax, glabrous or minutely pubescent particularly at the nodes; Flowers 4-merous, cream. Ovary 4-celled, style 1-2 mm. Fruit 10-15 mm ø, orange-brown;

Distribution

Malesia: Philippines: Batan Is., Luzon (Apayao, Aurora, Bataan, numerous collections from Lamao River, Benguet, Cagayan, Laguna, numerous collections from Mt Makiling, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Rizal, Tayabas, Zambales), Mindoro (Occid., Orient.), Mindanao (Davao, Surigao, Zamboanga de Norte); Taiwan: Botel Tobago (= Orchid I.). .

Citation

RIDSDALE - in Blumea. 1974: f. 2/3.
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 387
MERR. - in En. Philip. 1923: 13
MERR. - in En. Philip. 1923: 13
HATUSIMA - in Mem. Fac. Agr. Kagosh. Un. 1966: 39
MERR. - in Philip. J. Sc. 1908: Bot. 419
Liu, SASAKI & KENG - in Quart. J. Taiw. Mus. 1955: 306
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 387