Guioa truncata

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Guioa truncata


Tree, 5-7 m high, dbh 10-15 cm; Branchlets sericeous when young; Leaves 2-3-jugate; Inflorescences axillary, branching basally to usually along the flattened, subsericeous, 4.3-15.4 cm long; Flowers c. 3 mm in diam. Sepals 5, ovate, margin pilose, with glands, outside and inside glabrous; Petals 5, obovate, c. 2.1 by 1.4 mm, white; Stamens 8; Fruits immature.


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


PNH118626 (G. koelreuteria) looks like G. truncata; but its venation is not as distinct, the leaflets are narrower, and do not possess large saclike domatia. Guioa koelreuteria has at most one large sac, not several, as G. truncata usually has.


Welzen 1989: p. 292. – In: Leiden Bot. Series: f. 125
Merr. 1923 – In: Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl.: 509
Radlk. 1913 – In: Philipp. J. Sc., Bot.: 446
Radlk. 1933 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 1171