Euphorianthus euneurus

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Euphorianthus euneurus

Description

Tree up to 45 m high, dbh up to 45 cm. Leaves: Inflorescences up to c. 40 cm long with rather few divaricate to oblique-erect branches, hairy like the twigs. Flowers white, greenish white, or cream. Sepals ovate, 1.4-2.5 by 1-1.8 mm. Petals elliptic (to suborbicular or spatulate), 1.4-3 by 0.5-2 mm. Stamens: Fruits (l-)1.5-2 cm diam., yellow, not stipitate, apiculate. Seeds 10-16 by 7.5-11 mm.

Distribution

Alor present, Asia-Tropical: Lesser Sunda Is. present; Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Ceram present, Halmahera present, Mindanao present, New Hebrides present, Sula Islands present
New Hebrides and Malesia: Lesser Sunda Islands (Alor), Philippines (Mindanao), Celebes, Moluccas (Halmahera, Sula Islands, Ceram), and New Guinea.

Uses

The timber is used for house construction.

Notes

Sometimes strongly resembling Diplo-glottis australis Radlk., for differences, see note 2 under that species.

Citation

Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1228
Radlk. [ex Koord., Mi-nah. (1898) 406, nom. nud.] - in Philipp. J. Sc. 1922: 660
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 510
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1228
auct. non Vahl: Roxb. - in Fl. Ind., ed. 2. 1832: 282
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1229
Radlk., Sapind. Holl.-Ind. 1879: 19, 58, 98