Parinari oblongifolia

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Parinari oblongifolia

Description

Trees to 40 m tall, trunk low thick buttressed to 2 m, the young branches minutely tomentellous, glabrescent, conspicuously prominently lenticellate. Leaves coriaceous, elliptic to oblong, 14-23 by 4-9 cm, glabrous above, with stomatal cavities filled with grey lanate pubescence beneath, shortly acuminate at apex, the tip 3-13 mm long, rounded to subcordate at base; Stipules ovate to lanceolate, acute, 3-5 mm, pilose on exterior, early caducous. Inflorescences of large, spreading terminal panicles, 10-21 cm long by 7-12 cm broad, the rachis and branches yellow-grey tomentellous; Petals white to bluish, lanceolate to spathulate, narrowed towards base, c. 2 mm long, glabrous. Stamens 8-10, with tooth-like staminodes opposite. Ovary pilose; Fruit ellipsoid, 5-9 by 3-4 cm, epicarp densely lenticellate;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Kalimantan present, Sabah present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Johore present, S. Kelantan present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (S. Kelantan to Johore), Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah, Kalimantan). .

Citation

HOOK. f. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 668
RIDLEY 1902 – In: Agr. Bull. Str. & Fed. Mal. St. p 144
Corner 1940: Wayside Trees. p 527
King 1897 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng. p 279
KOSTERM. 1965: p. 165. – In: Reinwardtia. f. 8
FOXW. 1927 – In: Mal. For. Rec. p 175
PRANCE & WHITM. 1973 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 335