Sarcopteryx squamosa

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Sarcopteryx squamosa

Description

(Shrub to) tree, 2-25 m high, dbh up to 30 cm; Branchlets sericeous when young; Leaves l-4(-5)-jugate; Inflorescences in upper leaf axils and pseudoter- minal, rather slender, 0.8-2 mm thick, sericeous, up to "25.5 cm long, usually with a few up to 11.4 cm long branches; Flowers 2.5-5.2 mm in diam, fragrant. Sepals deltate to ovate, 0.7-1.7 by 0.7-1.8 mm, sericeous, pale green to yellowish brown, Peta/sobovate, apex truncate, frayed, white; Fruits 1.2-2.1 cm high by 1-2.2 cm broad,smooth, glabrescent, purplish red, stipe low, 3-6.5mm high, lobes with 1-3 mm broad wings; Seeds obovoid, 5.5-10 by 3.7-6 mm, brown.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), N Irian Jaya present, mainly in the coastal provinces present
Malesia: Moluccas, N Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea (mainly in the coastal provinces).

Citation

Radlk. - in Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. CI. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München. 1879: 544, 659
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1234
Radlk. - in Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München. 1879: 544,659
Roxb. - in Fl. Ind. 1832: 282
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1233
Welzen - in Blumea. 1991: f. lb, 5, map 2
Radlk., Sapind. Holl.-Ind. 1879: 19,57,97
Streimann, Pl. Upper Watut Watershed. 1983: 170
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1234