Gomphandra maclurei

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Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Icacinaceae | Gomphandra

2. Gomphandra tetrandra (Wallich) Sleumer; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem. 15: 238. 1940.

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Lasianthera tetrandra Wallich in Roxburgh; Fl. Ind. 2: 328. 1824; Gomphandra cambodiana Pierre ex Gagnepain; G. chingiana (Handel-Mazzetti) Sleumer; G. hainanensis Merrill; G. pauciflora Craib; Nyssa sinensis Oliver var. oblongifolia W. P. Fang & T. P. Soong; Stemonurus chingianus Handel-Mazzetti; S. hainanensis (Merrill) Hu.

Shrubs or small trees; 2-10 m tall. Bark gray; young branches green; densely or sparsely yellow pubescent. Petiole 0.5-1.5 cm; minutely pubescent; leaf blade shiny; abaxially light green; adaxially dark green; narrowly lanceolate or narrowly or broadly elliptic; 6-15 x 2-6 cm; membranous when young; glabrate or abaxially yellowish pubescent; midvein conspicuously prominent abaxially; lateral veins 6-8 pairs; obliquely ascending; reticulate veins inconspicuous; base cuneate; apex acuminate or caudate. Cymes opposite leaves; sometimes axil lary; 2-4 cm; densely yellow-white pubescent; peduncle 2-5 mm. Staminate flowers yellow-white or white-green; 5-merous; ca. 5 mm; calyx short; to 0.5 mm; shallowly 5-lobed; corolla campanulate; 3-4 mm; lobes subtriangular; apex abruptly acuminate; incurved; stamens slightly longer than petals; 3.5-4.5 mm; filaments flat; ca. 1 mm wide; fleshy; apex white clavate pilose; anthers yellow-white; ovoid; ca. 0.5 mm; ovary undeveloped; small; 0.5-1 mm. Pistillate flowers yellow-white; ca. 5 mm; calyx as in staminate flowers; corolla campanulate; ca. 5 mm; lobes narrowly triangular; margin involute; apex incurved; stamens undeveloped; shorter than corolla; filaments as in staminate flowers; ovary terete; glabrous or sometimes pubescent; stigma small; 5-lobed to ovary. Drupe berrylike; changing from green to yellow to white; ellipsoid; (1.2-)2-2.5 cm x (5-)7-12 mm; conspicuously longitudinally ribbed when dry; fruiting peduncle slightly pubescent. Fl. and fr. all seasons.

Sparse woods; dense forests; roadside scrub; valleys; 500-2200 m. Guangdong; Guangxi; Guizhou; Hainan; Yunnan [Cambodia; India; Laos; Myanmar; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Vietnam].