Gymnacranthera

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Gymnacranthera

Description

Shrubs or trees, dioecious. Leaves rarely brittle when dry, lower surface pale, not papillose, dots absent; Inflorescences paniculate, branched from near the base (female more condensed); Flowers short-pedicellate, bracteole absent. Fruits ellipsoid (globose in G. canarica, S India), 2-3.5 cm long, hairy or glabrescent;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa absent); Lesser Sunda Is. absent; Philippines (Philippines absent), E New Guinea present, Palawan absent, S India present, S Thailand present
The genus has 7 species, of which one, G. canarica (King) Warb., in S India, and 6 in S Thailand and Malesia east to E New Guinea; not known from Java, the Lesser Sunda Islands, and Palawan (Philippines).
(see p. 3).

Citation

J. Sinclair 1958 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. p 434
R.T.A. Schouten 1986 – In: Blumea. p 451
Miq. 1858 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 63
J. Sinclair 1958 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. p 96
King 1891 – In: Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. Calc. p 304
Ridl. 1924 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 61
Gamble 1912 – In: Mat. Fl. Malay Penins. p 222
Warb. 1895 – In: Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. p 82
1856 – In: Prodr. p 200
W. J. de Wilde 2000 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. p 343
Warb. 1897: Mon. Myrist. p 131