Harmandia mekongensis

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Harmandia mekongensis


Glabrous monoecious tree (6-)10-22(-40) m, fluted towards the base; Branchlets slender, striate, zig-zag, older parts with linear lenticels. Leaves distichous, oblong or elliptic, sometimes lanceolate, short-acuminate, base cuneate to obtuse or rounded, (sub)coriaceous or parchmentlike, shagreened from minute warts especially beneath, dull and brittle in the dry state, 5-7 (-9) by 2.5-4 cm, nerves (5-) 6-8 (-10) pairs, rather inconspicuous on both faces; Inflorescences racemose-corymbiform, c. 5-flowered, 1-1.5 cm; Flowers small, green. Petals connate below, forming a thickish urceolate corolla, 2 mm. Ovary conical, tapering to a short style; Seed 1;


Annam present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present); Laos (Laos present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Atjeh present, G. Leuser Nat. Res present, Keningau Distr present, Malacca present, Negri Sembilan present, Pahang present, Palembang present, Perak present, Rawas present, Selangor present, Trengganu present
Indochina (Laos, Annam); in Malesia: Sumatra (Atjeh: G. Leuser Nat. Res.; Palembang: Rawas), Malay Peninsula (Perak, Pahang, Trengganu, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca), and Borneo (Sabah: Keningau Distr.). .


WHITMORE 1973: p. 301. – In: Tree Fl. Malaya: f. 1
GAGN. 1911: p. 818. – In: Fl. Gén. I.-C.: f. 95
HENDERS. 1928 – In: Gard. Bull. S. S.: 238
PIERRE 1892: Fl. For. Coch.: t. 264
DESCH 1954 – In: Mal. For. Rec.: 414
HEYNE 1927: Nutt. Pl.: 674
BAILL. 1948: Fl. Gén. I.-C.: 739
BALAN MENON 1961 – In: Mal. For.: 292
SLEUM. 1980 – In: Blumea: 153
Ridl. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 421