Careya arborea

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Careya arborea

Description

Small trees, to 12 m high; Leaves: Inflorescences terminal spikes, 8-15 cm long; Flowers sessile or subsessile; Fruits ovoid-globose, to 5-6 cm long by c. 5 cm wide, crowned by persistent adpressed sepals, c. 1 cm long. Seeds numerous.

Distribution

Afghanistan: present Andaman Islands: present Asia-Tropical:, India present; Laos (Laos present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Thailand (Thailand present) Myanmar: present
Afghanistan, Andaman Islands, through India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos; in Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, where generally cultivated.

Citation

Buch.-Ham. - in Trans. Linn. Soc. London. 1827: 97
Miq. - in Fl. Ned. Ind. 1855: 494
Wight - in Ill. Ind. Bot. 1841: pl. 99-100
Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 1849: 119
DC. - in Prodr. 1834: 295
R.Knuth - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 219. 1939: 51
Wight & Arn. - in Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1834: 334
Miers - in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 1875: 97
Ridl., Fl. Malay Penins. 1922: 760
Leti et al., Fl. Photogr. Cambodge. 2013: 325
Roxb., Hort. Bengal. 1814: 52
Whitmore - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1973: 264
Kurz - in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. 1877: 71
C.B.Clarke - in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2. 1879: 511