Brackenridgea hookeri

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Brackenridgea hookeri


Tree, up to 33 m, 1 m ø. Leaves oblong to lanceolate, 7½-20 by 2½-6 cm, obtuse to acute, sometimes acuminate at apex, acute, often ± tapering at base, margin entire, ± acicular denticulate in young treelets; Inflorescences terminal, made up of many-flowered shortened, sessile cymes, flowering successively or simultaneously, the rachis often not growing on vegetatively after flowering; Sepals ovate to obovate, 4-5 by 1½-2 mm. Petals ovate to obovate, 3½-5 by 1½-1¾ mm. Ovaries c. 0.7 by 0.5 mm; Fruits up to 6.5 by 5½ mm.


Andamans present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; India present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Thailand (Thailand present), Ko Chang present, NE. Gulf of Thailand present
India: Andamans, and Thailand: Ko Chang (NE. Gulf of Thailand); in Malesia: Malay Peninsula and Borneo.


A. GRAY 1970 – In: Fl. Thail.: 27
FURTADO 1962 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 182
BENN. 1875 – In: Hook.f., Fl. Br. Ind. 1: 525
BURK. 1935 – In: Dict.: 1615
Miq. 1859: p. 675. – In: Fl. Ind. Bat.: err. ‘G. glaberrima PLANCH.’
Ridl. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 367
King 1893 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng.: 233
Ridl. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 366
KANIS 1968 – In: Blumea: 45