Aglaia ramotricha

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Aglaia ramotricha


Tree 6–15(–20) m. Outer bark brown; inner bark pale brown or pink; sapwood yellow or brown. Leaves imparipinnate, up to 155 cm long and 100 cm wide; peduncle up to 46 cm, the base of the peduncle up to 2.5 cm across on the abaxial side and up to 1.5 cm across on the adaxial side, the adaxial side deeply channelled, peduncle, rachis and petiolules densely covered with hairs like those on the twigs or densely covered with pale brown stellate hairs or scales. Inflorescence up to 32 cm long and 32 cm wide; peduncle up to 5.5 cm, peduncle, rachis and branches densely covered with hairs like those on the twigs or the distal branches densely covered with golden brown stellate hairs. Flowers 1.6–3.5 mm long, 1.6–2.5 mm wide, sessile and clumped around the distal branches of the sparsely branched inflorescence. Staminal tube 1–2.5 mm long, 1.1–1.8 mm wide, aperture 0.4–0.6 mm in diam., entire; anthers 5, occupying the middle or upper part of the tube and either included in or just protruding through the aperture. Fruits reddish-yellow, c. 3.5 cm in diam., subglobose or ellipsoid, with numerous to densely packed compact reddish-brown hairs or pale brown stellate hairs, indehiscent; locules 2 or 3, each containing 1 seed. Seeds to 2 cm wide and 1.2 cm thick.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present
Malesia: Borneo.


Aglaia ramotricha resembles A. grandis in its hairs which have a central rachis and several whorls of arms radiating from it, but it differs from the latter in having a much less dense indumentum on the lower surface of the leaflets and subpromi- nent reticulation on both surfaces.