Wrightia laevis

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Wrightia laevis

Description

Shrub or tree to 37 m tall and 106 cm dbh, buttresses present or absent. Bark smooth to rough and flaky, grey, greyish brown or cream-brown; Branchlets glabrous, sparsely lenticellate with age. Leaves: Inflorescence 1.8-10 cm long; Sepals ovate, 0.7-2.5 by 0.8-2.3 mm, 0.9-1.2 times as long as wide, apex obtuse to rounded, glabrous to densely puberulent, ciliate; Stamens inserted at 0.8-0.9 of tube length from base, completely exserted; Fruit of paired follicles; Seeds linear;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present), continental Southeast Asia present, southern China present
Southern China, continental Southeast Asia, Queensland; in Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, New Guinea.

Citation

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Whitmore & Tantra, Checklist Sumatra. 1986: 20
Kerr - in Craib, Fl. Siam. 2. 1939: 457
King & Gamble - in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. 1907: 465
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P.I. Forst. - in Fl. Australia. 1996: 191
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 353
Whitmore - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1973: 24
I.M. Turner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1993: 37
Lý - in Feddes Repert. 1986: 623
P.T. Li et al. - in Fl. China. 1995: 175
Merr. & L.M. Perry - in J. Arnold Arbor. 1943: 215
Tsiang & P.T. Li - in Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 1977: 125
Ngan - in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 1965: 136
Hook.f. - in PROSEA. 1995: 513
Markgr. - in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1927: 212
P.I. Forst. - in Fl. Australia. 1996: 191