Ehretia philippinensis

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Ehretia philippinensis


Small tree 4-5 m high. Leaves: petiole 1-3 cm long; blade broadly lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, (3-)4-15 by 1.5-7.5(-8) cm, margin entire, base attenuate, obliquely truncate, apex acute or acuminate, nerves 4-6 on each side, glabrous or subglabrous on both sides. Inflorescence on short, lateral branches or axillary, corymbose, with numerous flowers. Stamens long exserted. Fruit subglobose, 3-4 mm in diam.


Luzon present, Mindanao present, Palawan present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon, Mindanao, Palawan).


In the type collection the flowers are especially small.


C.B.Rob. 1909 – In: Philipp. J. Sc., Bot.: 691