Crudia penduliflora

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Crudia penduliflora

Description

Tree. Leaves 4-foliolate, shortly petioled, petiole and rachis 3.5-7 cm long. Inflorescences axillary, pendulous, 30 cm long, with numerous, rather small flowers; pedicels very short, c. 1.5 mm. Stamens 5, filaments slender, anthers ellipsoid. Ovary conic, hairy; style filiform, 3-5 mm.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Malacca: Mt Ophir present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Malacca: Mt Ophir).Malay Peninsula (Malacca: Mt Ophir).

Taxonomy

This species is only known from the type. It can be easily recognized by its simple, rather long racemose inflorescence with small flowers.

Citation

Whitmore 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. 251.
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 645