Schoepfia fragrans


Glabrous shrub or small tree, (1-) 3-5 (-12) m; Branchlets angular. Leaves elliptic-oblong to lanceolate, apex acuminate, base acute, subinequilateral, chartaceous to subcoriaceous (rarely coriaceous at higher altitudes), dark green above, paler beneath when fresh, often tubercled, 5-9 (-12) by (1.2-) 3-5 (-6) cm; Stamens (4) 5; Ovary half-superior, turbinate, 5-6 mm long; Seed 1, white, conforming with the endocarp.


Asia-Tropical:, Assam (Assam present); East Himalaya (Bhutan present); Thailand (Thailand present) Atjeh: present Bengal: present Burma: present Gajo Lands: present N. Sumatra: present Nepal: present SW. China: present
Nepal, Bhutan, E. Bengal, Assam, Burma, SW. China, Thailand, Indochina; in Malesia: N. Sumatra (Atjeh: Gajo Lands).


STEEN. - in Reinwardtia. 1952: f. 1
SLEUM. - in Blumea. 1980: 162
MAST. - in Fl. Br. India. 1875: 581


Schoepfia fragrans WALL. in ROXB., Fl. Ind., ed. Wall. & Carey, 2: 188. 1824
  • Schoepfiopsis fragrans (WALL. in ROXB.) MIERS in J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 17: 76. 1878