Guioa hirsuta

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Guioa hirsuta


Shrub to tree, 2-15 m high, dbh up to 19 cm; Branchlets hirsute; Leaves 2-7-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, branching basally and along the terete to somewhat flattened, hirsute, 1.5-17 cm long axis; Flowers 3.2-3.5 mm in diam., buds green. Sepals 5, ovate, margin and basally the outside pilose, margin with glands, inside glabrous; Petals 5, elliptic, 1-1.9 by 0.3-0.7 mm; Stamens 8; Fruits with 1-3 well developed lobes, 0.7-1.1 by 0.7-1.5 cm, smooth to sometimes somewhat ru-gose-ruminate, glabrous, red when fresh, blackish when dry; Seeds obovoid, 5.2-5.3 by 2.9-4.2 mm, brown;


Asia-Tropical: Sulawesi (Sulawesi present)
Malesia: Celebes.


Welzen 1989: p. 216. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 84