Saraca declinata

Description

Tree to 10(-29) m tall and 10(-60) cm in diam., sometimes treelet 3-6 m tall; buttresses very small. Leaves (l-)3-5(-7)-jugate, subsessile to shortly petioled; petiole and rachis (4.5-)8.5-56 cm long. Inflorescences up to 15(-30) cm wide, slightly pubescent or subglabrous, main branches (l-)7-10(-30) cm long, up to c. 3 mm in diam.; bracts usually smaller than the bracteoles, ovate or obovate, 3-12 by 1.5-7 mm, persistent or caducous, puberulous or minutely ciliate on the margin; bracteoles broadly elliptic, ovate, or sometimes obovate, 4-19 by 3-10 mm, glabrous or minutely ciliate on the margin, persistent, sometimes deciduous; pedicels 10 — 15( — 35) mm, the length between bracteoles and flower 3-6 mm. Flowers yellow, orange, pink, pinkish red, fragrant, articulated near the base, puberulous outside. Stamens (3 or) 4 (or 5); filaments 16-38 mm, glabrous; anthers ellipsoid or oblong, c. 0.7 mm long; staminodes absent. Seeds ovoid- oblong, c. 4 by 2 cm, and c. 7 mm thick.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneo (Bruneipresent, Kalimantanpresent, Sabahpresent, Sarawakpresent); Cambodia (Cambodiapresent); Laos (Laospresent); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent); Vietnam (Vietnampresent) E Java: present Flores: present Riau, Lingga and Anambas Islands: present east of the Irrawaddy R.: present
Burma (east of the Irrawaddy R.), Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand; Malesia: Sumatra, Riau, Lingga and Anambas Islands, Malay Peninsula, Borneo (Brunei, Sarawak, Sabah, Kalimantan), E Java, Lesser Sunda Islands (Flores).

Citation

J.E. Vidal - in Fl. Camb., Laos & Vietnam. 1980: pl. 23/1-4
Ridley - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1922: 642.
Cockb. - in Trees Sabah. 1976: f. 38
Verdc. - in Manual New Guinea Leg., Lae Bot. Bull. 1979: 89
Merr. - in J. Arnold Arbor. 1952: 228
Corner - in Wayside Trees. 1940: ) 402.
Ridley - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1922: 642
Jack - in Hook., Comp. Bot. Mag. 1. 1836: 223.
Whitmore - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1972: 269
Zuijderh. - in Blumea. 1968: map 5
Merr. - in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 1929: 100.
Ridley - in Fl. Malay Pen. 1922: 641
J.E. Vidal - in Fl. Thailand. 1984: pl. 111/3.
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Str. Settl. 1939: 272
Burkill, Diet. Econ. Prod. Malay Penins. 1935: 1964
Ridley - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1922: 642

Synonymy

Saraca declinata (Jack) Miq. in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1: 84, 1080. 1855
  • Jonesia declinata Jack in Mai. Misc. 2 (7): 74. 1822
    • Type: Jack s. n. (G).
  • =Saraca macroptera Miq. in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1: 1080. 1855
  • Saraca macroptera var. typica Prain in J. As. Soc. Beng. 66, ii: 492. 1897
    • Type: Teijsmann 863 HB (L).
    • Holotype: Teijsmann 863 HB (U).
  • =Jonesia palembanica Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat.: 291. 1861
  • Saraca palembanica (Miq.) Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 272. 1878
    • Type: Teijsmann 3976 HB (L).
    • Holotype: Teijsmann 3976 HB (U).
  • =Saraca triandra auct. non (Roxb.) Baker: Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: quoad Malesian specim. 1878
  • =Saraca macroptera var. parviflora Prain in J. As. Soc. Beng. 66, ii: 492. 1897
    • Holotype: King's Coll. (Kunstler) 5511 (K).
    • Type: King's Coll. (Kunstler) 5511 (L).
  • =Saraca lanceolata Merr. in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 15: 100. 1929
    • Isotype: Elmer 21718 (BM).
    • Type: Elmer 21718 (K).
    • Type: Elmer 21718 (L).
    • Type: Elmer 21718 (U).
  • =Saraca crassifolia Ridley, Kew Bull.: 491. 1933
    • Holotype: Haviland 1825 (K).
    • Type: Haviland 1825 (L).
  • =Saraca elegans Ridley, Kew Bull.: 278. 1938
    • Holotype: Henderson 20125 (K).
    • Type: Henderson 20125 (L).
  • =Saraca elmeri Ridley, Kew Bull.: 492. 1938
    • Holotype: Elmer 20707 (K).
    • Type: Elmer 20707 (L).
  • =Saraca longistyla Ridley, Kew Bull.: 279. 1938
    • Holotype: Haviland 879 (K).
    • Type: Haviland 879 (L).
    • Type: Haviland 879.

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