Schoepfia fragrans

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Schoepfia fragrans


Glabrous shrub or small tree, (1-) 3-5 (-12) m; Branchlets angular. Leaves elliptic-oblong to lanceolate, apex acuminate, base acute, subinequilateral, chartaceous to subcoriaceous (rarely coriaceous at higher altitudes), dark green above, paler beneath when fresh, often tubercled, 5-9 (-12) by (1.2-) 3-5 (-6) cm; Stamens (4) 5; Ovary half-superior, turbinate, 5-6 mm long; Seed 1, white, conforming with the endocarp.


Asia-Tropical: Assam (Assam present); East Himalaya (Bhutan present); Thailand (Thailand present), Atjeh present, Bengal present, Burma present, Gajo Lands present, N. Sumatra present, Nepal present, SW. China present
Nepal, Bhutan, E. Bengal, Assam, Burma, SW. China, Thailand, Indochina; in Malesia: N. Sumatra (Atjeh: Gajo Lands).


STEEN. 1952: p. 470. – In: Reinwardtia: f. 1
SLEUM. 1980 – In: Blumea: 162
MAST. 1875 – In: Fl. Br. India: 581