Crudia cauliflora

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Crudia cauliflora


Small tree; branchlets glabrous, terete, ultimate ones 1 cm in diam. Leaves 1-foliolate, shortly petioled (petiole with petiolule c. 1 cm), subcoriaceous, oblong-elliptic, 15-18 by 6-7 cm; apex distinctly but obtusely acuminate; base broadly rounded; upper surface subolivaceous or subopaque when dry, brown below; nerves c. 7 per side. Flowers unknown.


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


This species is so far only known from the type, one fruiting specimen. It is characterized by the unifoliolate leaves with broadly rounded base and the solitary, cauline, racemose infructescence.