Sympetalandra borneensis

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Sympetalandra borneensis


Tree up to 25 m high, 25 cm in diam.; buttresses 80 cm high, 90 cm wide, 15 cm thick. Leaves (1- or) 2- (or 3-)jugate; petiole 4.5-7 cm and rachis 2.5-3.5 cm, both glabrous. Inflorescences densely racemose, axillary and extra-axillary, collected into a panicle towards the tops of the shoots; peduncle 1.5-5 cm and rachis 2.5-9 cm, both glabrous; bracts ovate, c. 1 mm long; pedicels very short, c. 0.3 mm, articulated at the base. Petals oblong or slightly obovate-oblong, 2.5-3.5 by 1.5 mm. Stamens: filaments 3-4 mm, glabrous; anthers c. 0.6 mm long, slightly hairy at the upper half of dorsal connective. Ovary stipitate (stipe c. 1 mm), 1-1.5 mm long, 2-ovuled; style c. 1.5 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Sarawak present)
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak).


Steenis 1975 – In: Blumea: 163.