Anacolosa frutescens

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Anacolosa frutescens

Description

Erect shrub or tree, 5-25 (-30) m; Branchlets glabrous, grey-corticate below. Leaves variable in shape and size, elliptic or elliptic-oblong to lanceolate, apex broadly to narrowly acuminate, tip blunt, base cuneate, slightly inequilateral, charta-ceous to coriaceous, shining above when fresh, brownish and rather dull in the dry state, then usually with numerous tiny warts or tubercles on both faces, or mainly so beneath, with numerous fine pellucid points visible against strong light, (6.6-) 7-15 (-22) by (3-) 4-6.5 (-9, -12) cm; Flowers on short warts or tubercles (these rarely elongate to short scaly axes), (2-) 5-15 per fascicle; Petals (5-) 6 (-7), ovate-lanceolate, connate about halfway, thickish, glabrous or rarely puberulous outside, barbate in the upper free cristate and finally recurved part inside, green-white, 2-3 (rarely -4) by 1-1.5 mm. Stamens 5-7; Ovary surrounded by the slightly 12-grooved disk; Seed 1;

Distribution

Andaman & Nicobar Is present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Maluku (Maluku present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Burma present, E. Thailand present, Luzon present, Minahasa present, Mindanao present, Mindoro present, NE. Celebes present, Palembang present, Panay present, Sula Is present, Taliabu present, West & Central Java present
Burma, Andaman & Nicobar Is., E. Thailand; in Malesia: Sumatra (Eastcoast, Palembang), Malay Peninsula, West & Central Java, Borneo, NE. Celebes (Minahasa), Moluccas (Sula Is.: Taliabu), Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Panay, Masbate, Mindanao). .

Uses

Wood pale reddish brown, hard and heavy, used for house posts, but said to be not durable.

Citation

Merr. 1921 – In: Bull. Agr. Philip. Is. p 272
BAILL. 1862 – In: Adansonia. p 118
KOORD.-SCHUM. 1914 – In: Syst. Verz. p 38
K. & V. 1913 – In: Atlas Booms. Java. t. 123
VALET. 1886: Crit. Overz. Olacin. p 93
O.K. 1891 – In: Rev. Gen. Pl. p 111
Koord. 1912 – In: Exk. Fl. Java. p 172
ANDERSON 1963 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. p 166
BACK. 1911: Schoolfl. Java. p 224
BROWN 1921 – In: Minor Prod. Philip. For. p 270
Koord. 1912 – In: Exk. Fl. Java. p 172
BACK. & BAKH.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java. p 65
Koord. 1901 – In: Nat. Tijd. N. I. p 388
VALET. 1886: Crit. Overz. Olacin. p 92
WHITMORE 1973 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 300
K. & V. 1900 – In: Bijdr. Booms. Java. p 291
BACK. 1911: Schoolfl. Java. p 224
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 117
WESTER 1921 – In: Philip. Agr. Rev. t. 35a
King 1895 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng. p 110
SLEUM. 1980 – In: Blumea. p 150
K. & V. 1900 – In: Bijdr. Booms. Java. p 288
K. & V. 1913 – In: Atlas Booms. Java. t. 122
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 787
Bl. 1904 – In: Ic. Bog. t. 136
Ridl. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 425
FOXW. 1927 – In: Mal. For. Rec. p 449
Ridl. 1931: Kew Bull. p 34