Guioa palawanica

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Guioa palawanica


Shrub to tree, 1-8 m high, dbh c. 15 cm. Branchlets sericeous when young; Leaves 1-3-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, blanching along the flattened, sericeous, glabrescent, 1.2-9.8 cm long axis; Flowers unknown. Sepals 5, ovate, margin and outside sericeous, inside glabrous, glands along margin unknown; Fruits with 1-3 well developed lobes, 1.2-1.4 by 1.1-1.9 cm, smooth to rugose-ruminate to rough, glabrous, blackish when dry; Seeds obovoid, 7.5-8.5 by 6.2-6.8 mm;


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Palawan present
Malesia: Philippines (Palawan).


Merr. 1923 – In: Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl.: 507
Welzen 1989: p. 250. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 104
Radlk. 1933 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 1171