Crudia viridiflora

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Crudia viridiflora


Tree 21 m high and 29 cm in diam. Leaves 1- (or 2-)foliolate; petiole up to 12 mm, the apical part prolonged laterally at the base of the petiolule into a usually deciduous, short tip, petiolule up to c. 5 mm, both loosely puberulous. Stipules lanceolate, 1.5-2 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescences terminal, or sometimes seemingly axillary, solitary or up to 4-fasciculate, 7-12 cm long, erect, puberulous, densely flowered; bracts ovate, sometimes 3-lobed at the apical part, c. 2 mm long, puberulous outside, persistent; bracteoles at the lower part of the pedicel, very small, triangular, c. 1 mm long; pedicels c. 3 mm, articulated at the base, puberulous. Flowers green, sparsely puberulous outside. Stamens (8-) 10; filaments 5-10 mm, glabrous; anthers c. 1 mm long; connective slightly broader than the anther cells.


Asia-Tropical, Pahang present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Pahang).


The species is only known from the type collection. In the original publication the leaves were described as simple ('foliis simplicibus'). However, they are distinctly either unifoliolate or bifoliolate as examined from the isotype in Leiden.