Aglaia aherniana

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Aglaia aherniana

Description

Tree. Leaves c. 41 cm long and 22 cm wide; petiole 13 cm, petiole, rachis and petiolules with numerous to densely covered with hairs like those on the twigs. In- florescence 24–45 cm long, 14–26 cm wide; peduncle 5–8 cm, peduncle, rachis and branches with numerous to densely covered with scales like those on the twigs. Flower 1–2 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide, subsessile. Petals 5. Staminal tube 0.7–1.3 mm long, 0.6–1.3 mm wide, obovoid, narrowed at the base, aperture 0.5–0.7 mm, shallowly lobed; anthers 5, 0.2– 0.4 mm long, 0.2–0.3 mm wide, inserted half way up the staminal tube, the tube thick- ened below the insertion of the anthers. Fruits 0.5 cm in diam., subglobose, dark brown when dry, with few stellate scales on the outside.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines.

Taxonomy

Aglaia aherniana resembles A. elliptica, but has coriaceous leaflets with nu- merous pits on both surfaces; the fruits are much smaller than in A. elliptica and they have no longitudinal ridge.

Citation

Pannell 1992 – In: Kew Bull., Add. Ser. 285.