Crudia wrayi

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Crudia wrayi


Tree to 35 m high and 60 cm in diameter; buttresses steep to 3.6 m high, 3 m wide, 5.2 cm thick. Leaves 3-5 (-7)-foliolate, shortly petioled; petiole and rachis 1.5-4(-6.5) cm long, loosely puberulous, glabrescent, or glabrous, prolonged beyond the upper petiolule into a usually deciduous, short tip. Stipules intrapetiolar, lanceolate, 2-3.5 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, up to c. 9(-20) cm long, erect, the rachis puberulous, moderately loosely flowered; bracts deltoid or 3-lobed, up to 4 mm long, sparsely puberulous outside, caducous; bracteoles at about halfway (or lower half of) the pedicel, minute, triangular, c. 0.6 mm long; pedicels 3-4 mm, articulated at the base, sparsely puberulous. Flowers whitish, sparsely puberulous outside. Stamens (8-) 10; filaments up to c. 11 mm, glabrous; anthers c. 1 mm long. Seeds broadly obovate, c. 3.5 by 2.5 cm.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Kalimantan present, Sarawak present), Malay Peninsula (Kedah, Perak, Johore), present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Kedah, Perak, Johore),, orneo (Sarawak, Kalimantan).


Trees of this species have been numbered as no. 45 and no. 236 respectively in the Arboretum, Semengoh Forest Reserve, near Kuching, Sarawak. Good flowering specimens (e.g. S 11019, L) were collected from the numbered trees, collections with ripe fruits are still needed.


Whitmore 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya: 252.
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins.: 646
de Wit 1950 – In: Bull. Bot. Gard. Buitenzorg: 423.