Licania fusicarpa

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Licania fusicarpa


Tree to 7 m tall, young branches puberulous, gla-brescent, with small prominent round lenticels. Leaves 5-10 by 1-4.5 cm, charta-ceous, oblong to elliptic, acute to bluntly acuminate at apex, cuneate at base, glabrous and glossy on both surfaces, decurrent onto petiole; Stipules not seen. Inflorescences terminal and axillary panicles of cymules, few-flowered, the rachis and branches sparsely puberulous. Flowers c. 2 mm long. Petals not seen. Stamens persistent beneath young fruit, 0.5-1 mm long, connate at base. Fruit (2.5-)3-5 cm long, narrowly spindle-shaped, narrowed at apex to a tip 2-3 mm long, narrowed at base in stipe 5-10 mm long;


Asia-Tropical, Milne Bay Prov present, Morobe Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: E. Papua New Guinea (Milne Bay Prov., Ferguson I., Morobe Prov.). .