Guioa pseudoamabilis

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Guioa pseudoamabilis

Description

Shrub to tree, 2-27 m high, dbh 1-60 cm; Branchlets sericeous to somewhat hirsute, especially when young; Leaves (l-)4-6-jjugate; Inflorescences axillary to pseudoterminal, unbranched to branching along the terete, sericeous, 2.5-8 cm long axis; Flowers c. 4 mm in diam. Sepals 5, ovate, margin pilose, with glands, outside and inside glabrous, pinkish; Petals 5, elliptic, c. 3.4 by 1.2 mm, pinkish white; Stamens only seen in bud, 8; Fruits with 1-3 well developed lobes, 1.1-2 by 1.7-1.9 cm, smooth (to slightly ribbed), glabrous, red when fresh, blackish when dry; Seeds globose to obovoid, 7-9 by 6-7 mm;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Morobe Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Enga, Eastern Highlands, and Morobe Prov.).

Citation

Streimann 1983: Pl. Upper Watut Watershed: 169
Welzen 1989: p. 266. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 112
Hartley et al. 1973 – In: Lloydia: 270