Osmoxylon heterophyllum

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Osmoxylon heterophyllum


Erect tree, c. 5 m, glabrous. Leaves clustered at the ends of the branches; Inflorescence a dense terminal compound umbel; Stamens 4. Ovary 4-celled. Fruit unknown.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Biliran present, Mindanao present, Samar present
Malesia: Philippines (Samar, Biliran and Mindanao).


The description is partially based on the original publication as I have seen only immature inflorescences. For a discussion of distinctive features, see under 9. O. catanduanense.


Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 223