Maranthes corymbosa

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Maranthes corymbosa

Description

Small to large tree up to 40 m, sometimes flowering when only a few metres high, trunk not buttressed or slightly enlarged at base. Leaves coriaceous, usually oblong-lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, 6.5-14 by 2.5-8 cm, acuminate at apex, the acumen 8-20(-30) mm long, cuneate at base, glabrous when mature but often sparsely caducous arachnoid-lanate when young, usually with 2 conspicuous prominent glands at junction of petiole and decurrent lower surface; Stipules intrapet-iolar, lanceolate, acute, 5-10 mm long, sparsely pilose on exterior, glabrous within, early deciduous. Inflorescences of flattened many-flowered corymbose panicles, rachis and branches sparsely pilose, glabrescent. Petals white tinged pink, glabrous, 3-6 mm long, caducous. Stamens 25-35 inserted in several rows on one side of throat, with tooth-like staminodes opposite. Ovary bilocular, densely lanate and villous. Fruit ellipsoid, 3-4 mm long, 1.5-2 cm broad, tapered towards base;

Distribution

Admiralty Islands present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), New Britain present, S. Thailand present, Solomon and Caroline Islands present
S. Thailand extending east to Solomon and Caroline Islands and Australia (Queensland, Northern Territory); in Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, Philippines, Moluccas, New Guinea, New Britain and Admiralty Islands. .

Uses

Wood used for house-building and for posts. Fruit edible.

Citation

KORTH. 1855 – In: Ned. Kruidk. Arch. p 281
King 1897 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng. p 283
Blume 1852 – In: Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. p 98
Miq. 1855 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 356
Benth. 1858 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 1084
BAILEY 1900 – In: Queensl. Fl. p 524
Miq. 1923 – In: Enum. Philip. Fl. Pl. p 235
C.MUELL. 1857 – In: Walp., Ann. 4. p 646
BRANDIS 1906: Indian Trees. p 278
K. & V. 1900 – In: Bijdr. p 334
Benth. 1864 – In: Fl. Austr. p 426
MIERS 1879: p. 336. – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot. sub Exiteles.
WALP. 1857 – In: Ann. p 645
K.SCH. & LAUT. 1901: Fl. Deut. Schutzgeb. Sudsee. p 341
Blume 1852 – In: Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. p 98
Miq. 1858 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 1084
VIDAL 1883: Sinopsis Atlas. p 25
Benth. 1858 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 1084
BACKER 1911: Schoolfl. Java. p 446
BACKER & BAKH.f. 1964 – In: Fl. Java. p 522
RIDLEY 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 670
WALP. 1853 – In: Ann. p 854
BURK. 1935: Dict. p 1695
WALP. – In: Ann. p 463
BRANDIS 1906: Indian Trees. p 278
C.MUELL. 1857 – In: Walp., Ann. 4. p 646
Miq. 1918: Spec. Blanc. p 162
MAINGAY 1890: Kew Bull. p 122
Benth. 1930: Disp. p 400
Miq. 1860: Suppl. Sumatra. p 115
Blume 1855 – In: Mélang. Bot. p 10
BAILEY 1900 – In: Queensl. Fl. p 524
FOXW. 1907 – In: Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 386
Miq. 1867: – Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 3. p 237
BACKER 1911: Schoolfl. Java. p 446
MIERS 1879 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot. p 336
Miq. 1858 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 1084
K. & V. 1900 – In: Bijdr. p 334
MIERS 1879 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot. p 336
Benth. 1864 – In: Fl. Austr. p 426
BOERL. 1899 – In: Icon. Bog. p 106
FOXW. 1907 – In: Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 386
King 1897 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng. p 283
PERK. 1904: Fragm. Fl. Philip. p 118
Benth. 1855 – In: Mélang. Bot. p 10
WALP. – In: Ann. p 463
Hook.f. 1878 – In: Fl. Brit. India. p 310
Benth. 1855 – In: Mélang. Bot. p 10
CRAIB 1931 – In: Fl. Siam. Enum. p 563
Miq. 1861: Suppl. Sumatra. p 307
CRAIB 1931 – In: Fl. Siam. Enum. p 563
TEIJSM. & BINN. 1866: Cat. Hort. Bog. p 253
Benth. 1930: Disp. p 400
CRAIB 1931 – In: Fl. Siam. Enum. p 563
PERK. 1904: Fragm. Fl. Philip. p 118
KANEHIRA 1934 – In: J. Dept. Agr. Kyushu Imp. Univ. Fukuoka. p 325
VIDAL 1880: Cat. Pl. Len. Silv. Cult. Manila. p 29
KANEHIRA 1933: Fl. Micrones. p 129
K.SCH. & LAUT. 1901: Fl. Deut. Schutzgeb. Sûdsee. p 341
MAINGAY 1890: Kew Bull. p 122
Merr. 1915 – In: Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 309
PRANCE & WHITM. 1973 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 330
Corner 1940: Wayside Trees. p 527
RIDLEY 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 670
Hook.f. 1878 – In: Fl. Brit. India. p 310
Miq. 1855 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 356
KOSTERM. 1965 – In: Candollea. p 107
VIDAL 1883: Sinopsis Atlas. p 25
Miq. 1921: Enum. Born. p 290