Wrightia candollei

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Wrightia candollei

Description

Small trees. Branchlets sparsely to densely puberulent. Leaves: Inflorescence 2.5-3.5 cm long, often with leafy bracts; Sepals ovate, 1.1-4 by 1.8-4.5 mm, 0.3-1.1 times as long as wide, apex rounded, sparsely pubescent, ciliate, colleters large in sinuses. Stamens inserted at 0.7-0.8 of tube length from base, exserted from tube; Fruit of a single follicle that splits lengthways at maturity as each of the 2 component follicles dehisces, 20.5-22 by 1.4-2.2 cm, glabrous.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines.

Citation

D.J. Middleton - in Harvard Pap. Bot. 2005: 162
Tsiang - in Sunyatsenia. 1939: 52