Lepidopetalum fructoglabrum

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Lepidopetalum fructoglabrum


Tree, 10-17 m high, dbh 7.5-50 cm; Inflorescences mainly axillary to pseudoterminal, axes branching in axil and along rachis, all up to 7.5 cm long. Flowers 3.5-4.3 mm in diam. Sepals 5; Petals 5; Stamens 8; Fruits 2-2.2 by 1.2-1.4 cm, inside glabrous; Seeds 1.1-1.3 by c. 0.9 cm, base straight;


Asia-Tropical, Morobe Prov present, NE Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: NE Papua New Guinea (Morobe Prov.).


Hartley et al. () report L. fructoglabrum (as L. hebecladum) to be devoid of alkaloids in bark and leaves.