Maniltoa psilogyne

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Maniltoa psilogyne

Description

Tree up to 32 m high and 47 cm in diam., rarely buttressed to 1.2 m high, 80 cm wide, 3 cm thick. Leaves 3-jugate; rachis 3-8 cm and petiole 0.5-1.7 cm, both puberulous or glabrous; petiolules 2-3 mm, puberulous, sometimes glabrous. Inflorescences 3-7 cm long, 5-8 cm wide; rachis 1-3.5 cm, appressed hairy, glabrescent; bracts 1-2 cm, appressed hairy or glabrous; bracteoles 5.5-8 mm; pedicels 8-20 mm, densely hairy or glabrous. Flowers white. Sepals 7-10 mm long, usually glabrous. Petals oblanceolate, 6-12 mm long. Stamens c. 20; very shortly connate at base; filaments 7-12 mm, very shortly connate at base. Ovary usually with hairs on the swollen side, sometimes glabrous; stipe 1.5-3 mm; style 5-9 mm, rose-pink at the base. Fruits compressed ovoid, 2.5-1.3 cm, glossy, brownish green, often rugose when young.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea, fairly common.

Citation

Meeuwen 1970 – In: Blumea: 43
Verdc. 1979 – In: Manual New Guinea Leg., Lae Bot. Bull.: 69.