Leea unifoliata

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Leea unifoliata

Description

Small treelet, young parts rusty pubescent. Leaves 1-foliolate. Inflorescences c. 3 cm, condensed, few-flowered, rusty pubescent; Flowers 4-merous, immature. Fruit c. 20 mm ø;

Distribution

Malesia: Philippines: Luzon (Camarines), Samar, only 2 collections. .

Notes

From the collections available this species appears to be distinct from L. acuminatissima. However, it could well represent a precociously flowering 1-foliolate form of one of the pinnately leaved species, particularly of L. quadrifida. Further collections and field observations are required.

Citation

MERR. - in En. Philip. 1923: 12
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 383, 390
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 386
RIDSDALE - in Blumea. 1974: f. 2/4
MERR. - in En. Philip. 1923: 14