Guioa asquamosa

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Guioa asquamosa


Tree, medium-sized. Branchlets usually sericeous when young; Leaves 2-4-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, mainly branching along the terete to somewhat flattened, subsericeous, 2.2-13.2 cm long axis; Flowers c. 4 mm in diam. Sepals 5, ovate, margin pilose, without glands, outside and inside glabrous; Petals 5, (elliptic to) obovate, 1.5-2.5 by 1.1-1.7 mm; Stamens 8; Fruits with 1 or 2 well developed lobes, c. 1.4 by 1-1.4 cm, smooth, glabrous, blackish when dry; Seeds not mature.


Asia-Tropical: Lesser Sunda Is. present, Flores present, Timor present
Malesia: Lesser Sunda Islands (Flores, Timor).


Welzen 1989: p. 179. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 66