Ehretia resinosa

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Ehretia resinosa


Tree. Leaves: petiole 0.8-3 cm long; blade broadly ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 2-20 by 1.2-10 cm, margin entire, base broadly rounded to subcordate, apex subacute, acute to acuminate, 5-7 primary nerves on each side, with a dense network of minor nerves between them, glabrous to subglabrous on upper side, subglabrous or sparsely hairy mainly along nerves on lower side, young leaves with very dense hairs on lower side. Inflorescences on short, lateral branches, densely corymbose, with dense, patent hairs, flowers numerous; pedicels 1-4 mm long. Stamens long exserted, anthers sagittate. Fruit subglobose, 4-5 mm in diam.


Asia-Temperate: Taiwan (Taiwan present), Luzon present
Taiwan; Malesia: Philippines (Luzon).


A comparison of plants from Taiwan and from Luzon shows practically no differences, as already Johnston (1951) has suggested.


I.M. Johnston 1951 – In: J. Arnold Arbor. 32: 103