Saraca declinata

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Saraca declinata


Tree to 10(-29) m tall and 10(-60) cm in diam., sometimes treelet 3-6 m tall; buttresses very small. Leaves (l-)3-5(-7)-jugate, subsessile to shortly petioled; petiole and rachis (4.5-)8.5-56 cm long. Inflorescences up to 15(-30) cm wide, slightly pubescent or subglabrous, main branches (l-)7-10(-30) cm long, up to c. 3 mm in diam.; bracts usually smaller than the bracteoles, ovate or obovate, 3-12 by 1.5-7 mm, persistent or caducous, puberulous or minutely ciliate on the margin; bracteoles broadly elliptic, ovate, or sometimes obovate, 4-19 by 3-10 mm, glabrous or minutely ciliate on the margin, persistent, sometimes deciduous; pedicels 10 — 15( — 35) mm, the length between bracteoles and flower 3-6 mm. Flowers yellow, orange, pink, pinkish red, fragrant, articulated near the base, puberulous outside. Stamens (3 or) 4 (or 5); filaments 16-38 mm, glabrous; anthers ellipsoid or oblong, c. 0.7 mm long; staminodes absent. Seeds ovoid- oblong, c. 4 by 2 cm, and c. 7 mm thick.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo (Brunei present, Kalimantan present, Sabah present, Sarawak present); Cambodia (Cambodia present); Laos (Laos present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present); Thailand (Thailand present); Vietnam (Vietnam present), E Java present, Flores present, Riau, Lingga and Anambas Islands present, east of the Irrawaddy R. present
Burma (east of the Irrawaddy R.), Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand; Malesia: Sumatra, Riau, Lingga and Anambas Islands, Malay Peninsula, Borneo (Brunei, Sarawak, Sabah, Kalimantan), E Java, Lesser Sunda Islands (Flores).


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Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. 642.
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 642
Jack 1836 – In: Hook., Comp. Bot. Mag. 1. 223.
Cockb. 1976: p. 178. – In: Trees Sabah. f. 38
Merr. 1952 – In: J. Arnold Arbor. 33. p 228
Corner 1939 – In: Gard. Bull. Str. Settl. p 272
J.E. Vidal 1980: p. 133. – In: Fl. Camb., Laos & Vietnam. pl. 23/1-4
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 642
J.E. Vidal 1984: p. 95. – In: Fl. Thailand. pl. 111/3.
Zuijderh. 1968: p. 419. – In: Blumea. map 5
Burkill 1935: Diet. Econ. Prod. Malay Penins. p 1964
Corner 1940 – In: Wayside Trees. ) 402.
Merr. 1929 – In: Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 100.
Whitmore 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 269
Ridley 1922 – In: Fl. Malay Pen. p 641