Leea tetramera

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Leea tetramera


Tree up to 15 m, flying buttresses sometimes present, up to 1½ m high. Leaves 1-(or 2-)pinnate, leaflets 7-15. Inflorescences 13-35 cm long, when young usually finely fulvously pubescent, glabrous when older, pendulous, lax; Flowers 4- or 5-merous, sometimes both in one inflorescence, creamy white. Ovary 6-celled, style 3-4 mm. Fruit c. 30 mm ø, red-orange;


Bougainville present, Choiseul present, Guadalcanal present, Malaita present, New Georgia present, San Cristobel present, Santa Tsabel present, Solomon Islands present
Solomon Islands (Bougainville, Choiseul, New Georgia, Santa Tsabel, Guadalcanal, Malaita, San Cristobel). .


RIDSDALE 1974: p. 83. – In: Blumea. f. 1/6-7
SUESSENG. 1953 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. p 390