Sindora wallichii

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Sindora wallichii


Tree up to 24(-33) m high, 67 cm in diam. Leaves 3- or 4-jugate; petiole 1.2-2.5 cm and rachis 4.5-8.5 cm long, minutely puberulous, glabrescent, or sometimes glabrous in the upper half. Stipules foliaceous, subintrapetiolar, falcate, up to 15 mm long, acuminate, rounded auriculate at base, reticulate and finely puberulous on both surfaces, tardily caducous. Inflorescences paniculate, up to 24 cm long, lateral branches zigzagging, rather short, up to c. 4.5 cm long, both rachis and branches densely puberulous; bracts triangular, wider than long, up to 4 mm long and 7 mm wide, puberulous on both surfaces; bracteoles oblong or lanceolate, c. 4.5 mm long, puberulous on both surfaces; pedicels almost absent or very short, up to 4 mm, puberulous. Petal elliptic or oblong-elliptic, c. 8 by 2-2.5 mm; outside woolly; glabrous inside. Stamens: united basal parts of the filaments very short; free filaments up to c. 10 mm, slightly hairy at the lower part; (fertile) anthers various in size, the 2 larger ones ovoid-ellipsoid, c. 3.5 mm long, the others smaller. Ovary sessile or shortly stiped, subrhomboid, c. 5 mm long, densely hairy, with many minute, spiny outgrowths, 2-4-ovuled; style up to c. 10 mm, recurvate, glabrous or sparsely hairy in the basal part; stigma terminal, small, capitate. Seeds suborbicular, c. 2 cm in diam., on a larger aril (often broader than long).


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Kalimantan present, Sabah present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), E Coast present, Jambi present, Palembang present, Riau Archipelago present
Malesia: Sumatra (E Coast, Jambi, Palembang, Riau Archipelago), Malay Peninsula, Borneo (Sabah, Kalimantan).


Whitmore 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya: 273
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins.: 638
Symington 1938: Kew Bull: 75, 77: f. A
de Wit 1949: p. 76. – In: Bull. Bot. Gard. Buitenzorg: f. 15
Prain 1897 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng.: 203, 481
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins.: 637
Cockb. 1976 – In: Trees Sabah: 181.