Melientha

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Melientha

Description

Small trees; Leaves glabrous, coriaceous-fleshy, in dry state hard and brittle. Inflorescences mostly on the main trunk but also on branches and even in the axils of the uppermost leaves. Flowers in panicle-like branched inflorescences; Flowers 4- or 5-merous.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present; Malaya present; Philippines (Philippines present); Thailand (Thailand present) SE. Asia: present West Malesia: present
Monotypic, SE. Asia (Indochina, Thailand) and West Malesia: Malaya, Borneo, and the Philippines. .

Citation

HIEPKO - in Willdenowia. 1979: 23
BAILL. - in Hist. Pl. 1892: 457
SLEUM. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 16b. 1935: 36
ENGL. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 1. 1897: 143