Osmoxylon pectinatum

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Osmoxylon pectinatum


Shrub or small glabrous tree up to 8 m. Leaves clustered at the ends of the branches; Inflorescence a terminal compound umbel; Stamens 4-5. Ovary turbinate, 1.5 mm long, 4-6-celled. Fruits globose, 5 by 5 mm (dry), 4-6-ribbed when dry.


Asia-Temperate: Taiwan (Taiwan presentpresent), Asia-Tropical, Batan I present, Botel Tobago present, Lutao I present, N. Philippines present
Taiwan (Botel Tobago and Lutao I., east off Taiwan proper); in Malesia: N. Philippines (Batan I.).


Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 224
Kanehira 1936: Form. Trees, rev. ed: 520. f. 480
Hui-Lin Li 1963: Woody Fl. Taiwan: 666. f. 273