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 1986: Checklist Sumatra. p 20
Kerr 1939 – In: Craib, Fl. Siam. 2. p 457
Tsiang 1939 – In: Sunyatsenia. p 48
Hook.f. 2005 – In: Harvard Pap. Bot. p 168
I.M. Turner 1993 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 45. p 37
I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47. p 131
Tsiang & P.T. Li 1977 – In: Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. p 125
P.I. Forst. 1996 – In: Fl. Australia. p 191
Whitmore 1973 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 24
D.J. Middleton 1999 – In: Fl. Thailand. p 85
Ridl. 1923 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 353
Markgr. 1927 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. p 212
King & Gamble 1907 – In: J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. p 465
P.T. Li et al. 1995 – In: Fl. China. p 175
Whitmore et al. 1997: Checklist Irian Jaya. p 17
Merr. & L.M. Perry 1943 – In: J. Arnold Arbor. 24. p 215
Ngan 1965 – In: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. p 136
Lý 1986 – In: Feddes Repert. p 623
P.I. Forst. 1996 – In: Fl. Australia. p 191