Leea philippinensis

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Leea philippinensis

Description

Tree up to 10 m high. Leaves 1- (rarely 2- to 3-) pinnate; Inflorescences 3-15 (-25) cm long, somewhat lax, glabrous or minutely pubescent particularly at the nodes; Flowers 4-merous, cream. Ovary 4-celled, style 1-2 mm. Fruit 10-15 mm ø, orange-brown;

Distribution

Apayao present, Asia-Temperate: Taiwan (Taiwan present), Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Aurora present, Bataan present, Batan Is present, Benguet present, Botel Tobago present, Cagayan present, Davao present, Laguna present, Lamao River present, Luzon present, Mindanao present, Mt Makiling present, Nueva Ecija present, Occid. present, Orient. present, Pangasinan present, Rizal present, Surigao present, Tayabas present, Zambales present, Zamboanga de Norte present
Malesia: Philippines: Batan Is., Luzon (Apayao, Aurora, Bataan, numerous collections from Lamao River, Benguet, Cagayan, Laguna, numerous collections from Mt Makiling, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Rizal, Tayabas, Zambales), Mindoro (Occid., Orient.), Mindanao (Davao, Surigao, Zamboanga de Norte); Taiwan: Botel Tobago (= Orchid I.). .

Citation

HATUSIMA 1966 – In: Mem. Fac. Agr. Kagosh. Un. p 39
SUESSENG. 1953 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. p 387
SUESSENG. 1953 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. p 387
Merr. 1908 – In: Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 419
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 13
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 13
Liu, SASAKI & KENG 1955 – In: Quart. J. Taiw. Mus. p 306
RIDSDALE 1974: p. 80. – In: Blumea. f. 2/3.