Guioa oligotricha

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Guioa oligotricha


Small tree, 5-7.5 m high, dbh c. 10 cm. Branchlets hirsute when young; Leaves 1-3-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, unbranched to branching basally on the terete, hirsute, 1.2-6 cm long axis; Flowers c. 3 mm in diam. Sepals 5, ovate, margin and outside pilose, margin with few glands, inside glabrous; Petals 5, obovate, 0.7-1 by c. 0.3 mm, white; Stamens 8; Fruits with 1-3 well developed lobes, 0.6-0.8 by 0.8-1.2 cm, smooth to rugose, glabrous, red when fresh, blackish when dry; Seeds obovoid, 5-6 by 3-4 mm;


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea (Irian Jaya present), Papua New Guinea present, Southern Div present, Western Prov present
Malesia: Irian Jaya (Southern Div.) and Papua New Guinea (Western Prov.).


Welzen 1989: p. 247. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 102