Atuna nannodes

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Atuna nannodes


Trees to 20 m, usually smaller, unbuttressed; Leaves thinly coriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, 6.7-19 by 2.5-5.5 cm, glabrous on both surfaces, sometimes slightly bullate above, long slender acuminate at apex, the acumen 7-22 mm long, rounded at base; Stipules narrowly lanceolate, acute, 6-12 mm long, strigose to glabrous, subpersistent. Inflorescences axillary racemes 3-7 cm long, the rachis densely sericeous-tomentellous; Petals white, spathulate to ovate, 8-12 mm long, narrowed to base. Stamens 18-20, black to purple, the filaments 10-15 mm long, slightly unilateral with tooth-like staminodes opposite. Ovary pilose. Fruit ellipsoid, 3-4 by 1.5 cm, slightly tapered to base, crustaceous verrucose on exterior;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present, Sarawak present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Pahang southward present, Trengganu present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Trengganu and Pahang southward), Borneo (Sabah, Sarawak). .


PRANCE & WHITM. 1973 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya: 325