Amesiodendron chinense

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Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Sapindaceae | Amesiodendron

1. Amesiodendron chinense (Merrill) Hu; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 7: 209. 1936.

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Paranephelium chinense Merrill; Lingnan Sci. J. 14: 30. 1935; Amesiodendron integrifoliolatum H. S. Lo; A. tienlinense H. S. Lo.

Trees; 5-25 m tall. Bark dark gray; nearly smooth; branches dark reddish brown; strong; stout; shallowly furrowed; pubescent. Leaves with petiole 15-30 cm; axis pubescent or subglabrous; leaflets (3 or)4-6(or 7)-jugate; petiolules 4-8 mm; blades brown when dry; thinly leathery; first pair (near base) ovate; others oblong or oblong-lanceolate; sometimes lanceolate; bilaterally slightly asymmetrical; 6-12 x 1.5-3 cm or
slightly larger; abaxially sometimes pilosulose; lateral veins 10-12 pairs; slender; base broadly cuneate; margin rugose wavy; hardly to sharply serrate; apex shortly acuminate or sometimes cuspidate. Inflorescences often several fascicled at branch apex; occasionally solitary and axillary; densely tomentose. Flowers unisexual. Pedicels 2-3 mm. Sepals ca. 1 mm. Petals white; ovate; ca. 2 mm; scale entire; apex reflexed; abaxial surface and margin densely rugose long hairy. Stamens 8 or sometimes 9; filaments 3-4 mm; densely villous; anthers pilose. Ovary and style tomentose. Schizocarps black or brown; subglobose; 2-2.5 cm in diam.; slightly to coarsely tuberculous and with dense; pale brown small lenticels. Seeds ca. 2 cm wide. Fl. May; fr. Oct-Sep.

Rain forests; 300-1000 m. Guangxi; Hainan [Indonesia (Sumatra); Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam].