Castilla elastica

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Castilla elastica

Description

Tree up to 30(-40) m tall, monoecious or (andro)dioecious. Leaves distichous on lateral branches; stipules 1-11.5 cm long, sericeous to hirtellous to hirsute, on the margins tomentellous. fruit 8-10 by 5-7 mm.

Taxonomy

Three subspecies are recognised, only the typical subspecies introduced in Malesia.

Citation

Trécul 1847: p. 137. – In: Ann. Sci. Nat.: f. 139-148, ‘Castilloa’
Woodson 1960: p. 140. – In: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard.: f. 50
Merr. 1923 – In: Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl.: 44
C.C. Berg 1972 – In: Fl. Neotrop. Monogr.: 94
Little & Wadsw. 1964: p. 64. – In: Trees Puerto Rico & Virgin Is.: fig.
Backer & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java: 19
Sessé 1912 – In: Exkurs.-Fl. Java: 97
Koord. & Valeton 1906 – In: Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java: 3
Hook.f. 1886 – In: Trans. Linn. Soc. London: 206
Koord. 1924: Atlas Baumart. Java: t. 761
Worth. 1959: Ceylon Trees: 418
Merr. 1912: Fl. Manila: 177