Ochanostachys

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Ochanostachys

Description

Tree. Leaves spiral, penninerved; Petals (3-) 4 (-5), free to almost the base. Stamens generally 2, rarely 1 or 3 before each petal and adherent to its base; Ovary superior, incompletely (2-) 3 (-4)-celled below, 1-celled above; Seed 1, mainly containing starch, and very little fatty substances in the form of oil-droplets;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent) Banka: present
Monotypic, endemic in Malesia: Sumatra, Banka, Malay Peninsula, and Borneo. .

Citation

ENGL - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 3. 1908: 99
MAST. - in Blumea. 1980: 153
SLEUM. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 16b. 1935: 12