Trigonachras acuta

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Trigonachras acuta

Description

Tree up to 25 m high, dbh up to 50 cm; Leaves 3-8-jugate; Inflorescences pseudoterminal (and terminal), 10-20 cm long, without or with a few long branches, usually few-flowered, fulvous-puberulous. Sepals broad-ovate, 1.3-1.75 by 1.25-1.75 mm, fairly densely short sericeous on both sides to rather sparse inside, margin ciliate. Petals 2-3 by 1.6-2.5 mm; Stamens 7 or 8; Fruits ± triangular-clavate, apiculate, 4.5-5 by 2.25-3 cm, brown tomentellous, red when fresh; Seeds c. 1.5 by 1 cm, black and shiny;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Malay Peninsula., and Borneo (Sabah).

Citation

Leenh. 1988 – In: Blumea. p 206
Corner 1940: Wayside Trees: 596. f. 212
Gard. Bull. Sing. 1978. p 153
H. Keng 1982 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. p 91
Radlk. 1933 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. p 1245
Yap 1989 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 459