Serianthes robinsonii

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Serianthes robinsonii


Tree up to 20 m or more, diameter 30 cm or more. Leaves: Inflorescence composed of ± corymbiform arranged racemes, 4-5 cm long. Flowers: Stamens to c. 50 mm long, tube shorter than the corolla. Seeds narrowly ellipsoid, c. 17 by 6.5 mm, areole narrowly elliptic, c. 15 by 4 mm, pleurogram open towards the hilum.


Ambon present, Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), Ceram present
Malesia: Moluccas (Ambon, Ceram).


Kanis (I. c.) clarified the taxonomy of this species, which is very close to S. hooglandii indeed.


Kanis 1980: p. 304. – In: Brunonia: f. 2
Nielsen 1984: Bull. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris. – In: Adansonia: 94