Brassaiopsis glomerulata

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Brassaiopsis glomerulata


Tree up to 10 m, with stout often sinuous branches prickly in their upper parts, the young parts of the shoots and inflorescences rufous- tomentose. Leaves digitately compound, clustered at the ends of the shoots; Inflorescence a large panicle; Petals 5, triangular, 3-4 mm long. Ovary obconic at anthesis, c. 2 mm high; Fruit globose, 6-7 mm high, with a persistent calyx rim and a stylar column usually 2 mm long but occasionally much shorter (even in the same inflorescence).


Asia-Tropical: India present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Negri Sembilan present, Pahang present, SW. China present, W. Java present
India to SW. China; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Pahang, Negri Sembilan), Sumatra, W. Java.


Juvenile plants bear leaves which are simple, irregularly lobed, or with 2, 3 or 5 leaflets. The flowers are pale yellowish cream. The cut stems exude a yellowish sap.


Koord. 1912 – In: Exk. Fl. Java: 715
Regel 1916 – In: Atlas: f. 674
K. & V. 1900 – In: Bijdr.: 8
Ngoc-Sanh Bui 1966 – In: Adansonia: 437
Harms 1894: p. 43. – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 3: f. 1 B
Stone 1977 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 282
Bakh. f. & Ooststr. 1948 – In: Back., Bekn. Fl. Java, (em. ed.), 7: fam. 159, p. 11
Back. & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java: 167
Regel 1923 – In: Fl. Tjib.: 226
Hook. 1854 – In: Bot. Mag.: t. 4804
Boerl. 1890 – In: Handl.: 643