Gongrospermum

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Gongrospermum

Description

Trees? Indumentum rusty-brown sericeous to tomentose, hairs simple. Leaves paripin-nate, pseudostipules absent; Inflorescences axillary, thyrses, branching along rachis, the latter pilose when young; Flowers apparently bisexual, but male and female flowers discernible. Sepals 5, equal, basally connate, cupule-like, completely tomentose. Petals absent. Stamens 8; Fruit scapsular, dehiscent, not lobed, stipitate, or winged, smooth, densely shortly pilose outside, margins obtuse; Seeds without arillode;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Philippines (Philippines present) Luzon: endemic
Malesia: Philippines (endemic on Luzon).

Citation

Welzen - in Rheedea. 1991: 60
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1933: 1255