Sympetalandra densiflora

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Sympetalandra densiflora


Tree 15-20 m high, 40-85 cm in diam. Leaves bipinnate, with (1 or) 2 (or 3) pairs of pinnae, each pinna with (3 or) 4 (or 5) pairs of leaflets; petiole 5 cm or longer in larger leaves; petiolule 4 mm. Inflorescences terminal or subterminal, paniculate, up to 30 cm long, branches shortly brown pubescent, densely flowered. Flowers sessile. Petals creamy white, oblong, 3-5 by 1.5-2 mm. Stamens: filaments 3.5-6 mm; anthers 0.7-1 mm long, slightly hairy at the apex and/or base. Ovary stipitate, woolly, c. 4-ovuled; style slender, c. 6 mm; stigma capitate. Seeds 1-4, more or less orbicular, c. 3 cm in diam. (immature).


Asia-Tropical, Luzon present, Mindanao present, Samar present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon, Samar, Mindanao).


Meeuwen 1970 – In: Blumea. 31.
Merr. 1910 – In: Philipp. J. Sc., Bot. p 35