Cordia cochinchinensis

Description

Tree, 10-12 m high, or scrambling shrub. Leaves: petiole 1.5-4 cm long; blades of two kinds: those more distant from apex of branches often broader, 9-12 cm long, w/1 ratio about 2/3 to 3/4, with 5 nerves on each side, the rest 5-11 cm long, up to half as wide as long, with c. 8 nerves on each side, all with entire margin, base rounded to transversely truncate or subcordate, apex acute to acuminate, nerves forming a dense network on lower side, glabrous on the upper, with few hairs along the primary nerves on the lower side. Inflorescence dichotomously branched, cymes with 2 to 5 flowers, terminal, rarely lateral on short branches; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Stamens 4; filaments exserted. Fruit ovoid, up to 3 cm long, 22 mm in diam., tapering towards apex.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Cambodia (Cambodiapresent); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent); Vietnam (Vietnampresent)
Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand; Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.

Citation

Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 439

Synonymy

Cordia cochinchinensis Gagnep. in Fl. Indo-Chine 4: 203. 1914
    • Type: Bavia, Cochinchina, Pierre 413.
  • =Cordia premnifolia Ridl. in J. Roy. As. Soc. Straits Br. 68: 12. 1915
    • Type: