Kibatalia blancoi

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Kibatalia blancoi


Tree to 20 m tall; Leaves: Inflorescence 4.5-10 cm long, 1-4-flowered; Sepals ovate, 2-5 by 2-4 mm, 1-1.6 times as long as wide, apex acute to obtuse, glabrous, colleters inside. Stamens not exserted from corolla tube, inserted at 7-21 mm from corolla base; Ovaries 2-4 mm high, glabrous; Fruit wider towards the apex, 7.7-12.5 by 1-2.2 cm.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines.


Very close to K. elmeri. Rolfe published this species with a very short but adequate description taken from , who did not provide a name, and by reference back to an analysed drawing. This latter is the illustration which is typified above in the absence of any cited specimens. The Lobb specimen cited by Rudjiman as the type is not part of the original material.


Woodson 1936 – In: Philipp. J. Sci. p 221
Stapf 1905 – In: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. p 52
Merr. 1993 – In: Biotrop Special Publ. p 55
Merr. 2001 – In: PROSEA. p 324
Rudjiman 1987 – In: Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. p 47
Merr. 1923 – In: Enum. Philipp. Fl. Pl. p 334