Haematocarpus validus

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Haematocarpus validus


Branchlets slightly puberulous or glabrous. Leaves: Inflorescences axillary, cauliflorous (or terminal) paniculate or subracemose, slightly puberulous or glabrous, up to 50 cm long with lateral branches up to 9 cm.


Asia-Tropical: Sumatera (Sumatera present), Atjeh present, Priangan present, S. Palembang present, SE. Asia present, Simalur I present, Tjadasmalang present, W. Java present
SE. Asia; in Malesia: Sumatra (Atjeh, 1 coll.; Simalur I., 2 coll.; S. Palembang), W. Java (Priangan: Tjadasmalang, 1 coll.).


The very few known specimens of this species show a considerable range of characters, especially amongst the Assam specimens, three of which MIERS regarded as three distinct species.


MIERS 1871: p. 326. – In: Contr. Bot.: t. 134
KANJILAL & DAS 1934 – In: Fl. Assam: 57
Diels 1910 – In: Pfl. R.: 58
Diels 1910: p. 58. – In: Pfl. R.: f. 54
MIERS 1871: p. 325. – In: Contr. Bot.: t. 134
BACK. 1941 – In: Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.): fam. 34: p. 8
YAMAMOTO 1944 – In: J. Soc. Trop. Agric.: 34
FORMAN 1972 – In: Kew Bull.: 420
HOOK. F & TH. 1872 – In: Fl. Br. India: 106