Harpullia subg. Harpullia

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Harpullia subg. Harpullia


Sepals nearly always persistent in fruit. Petals sessile with a broad or narrowed base, without auricles, thin-fleshy to rarely membranous. Seeds with a complex arillode composed of a sarcotestal part and a free arillode.


Asia-Tropical: Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present), New Hebrides present, Pacific: Fiji (Fiji present); Samoa (Samoa present); Tonga (Tonga present)
24 species, as widely distributed as the genus with the exception of Sri Lanka, the New Hebrides, Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga.


Radlk. 1934 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 1438
1934 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 1436
1934 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 1435