Ormosia balansae

Site
CONIF
BLD
BLE
SCL
LEG
ZONPALM
ARBFERN
D-HERB
M-HERB
AZONAL WOODY
AZONAL NON-WOODY
AQUATIC
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
CONIF
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BLD
0.00
BLE
1.00
SCL
0.00
LEG
0.00
ZONPALM
0.00
ARBFERN
0.00
D-HERB
0.00
M-HERB
0.00
AZONAL WOODY
0.00
AZONAL NON-WOODY
0.00
AQUATIC
0.00
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
0.00
CONIF
0.00
BLD
0.00
BLE
1.00
SCL
0.00
LEG
0.00
ZONPALM
0.00
ARBFERN
0.00
D-HERB
0.00
M-HERB
0.00
AZONAL WOODY
0.00
AZONAL NON-WOODY
0.00
AQUATIC
0.00
PROBLEMATIC TAXA
0.00

Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Fabaceae | Ormosia

1. Ormosia balansae Drake; J. Bot. (Morot). 5: 215. 1891.

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Macroule balansae (Drake) Yakovlev; Ormosia ellipti­limba Merrill & Chun.

Trees evergreen; trunk vertical; to 30 m; to 60 cm d.b.h. Bark of young trees grayish; smooth; of old trees grayish brown; minutely longitudinally striate. Branchlets terete; densely appressed brownish pannose. Leaves imparipinnate; 15-20(-35) cm; petiole 2-6.3 cm; petiole and rachis densely appressed pubescent; leaflets 5-7; often 7 near inflorescence; petiolule 5-9 mm; pubescent; blades oblong or elliptic; (5-)8-13(-20) x (2.5-)4-5.5(-8.5) cm; leathery or thinly so; ± yel­lowish appressed pannose abaxially; glabrous; sometimes vil­losulous at midvein; adaxially; base rounded or broadly cuneate; apex obtuse; retuse; or acute; rarely acuminate or caudate; mid­vein raised abaxially; impressed adaxially; lateral veins 16 or 17 pairs; angled 50° with midvein; raised. Panicles terminal or axillary; large; to ca. 19 cm; branches to 20 cm at base of inflo­rescence; peduncle and pedicel densely appressed grayish brown tomentulose; pedicel 2-3 mm. Calyx campanulate; teeth dimorphic; upper 2 triangular; others lanceolate; densely brownish velvety. Corolla white; standard suborbicular; shortly stipitate; wings and keel oblong. Stamens unequal. Ovary densely appressed short grayish brown velvety; ovules 2; style glabrous. Legumes indehiscent or tardily dehiscent; broadly ovate; suborbicular; or obovate; 3-4.5 x 2.4-3 cm (excluding stipe); swollen around seed; beak oblique; stipe 3-4 mm; valves thinly leathery; fragile; densely appressed brownish velvety; calyx persistent. Seed 1(or 2); red or carmine; rounded or elliptic; 1.3-2 x 1.2-1.7 cm; hilum 1.5-1.8 cm; over 1/2 cir­cumference of seed. Fl. Jun-Jul; fr. Oct-Dec.

Valleys and streamsides in broad-leaved mixed forests; 300-1000 m. Guangxi (Shiwan Dashan); Hainan; Jiangxi; Yunnan (Hekou) [Vietnam].

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Fabaceae | Ormosia

1. Ormosia balansae Drake; J. Bot. (Morot). 5: 215. 1891.

???? chang qi hong dou

Macroule balansae (Drake) Yakovlev; Ormosia ellipti­limba Merrill & Chun.

Trees evergreen; trunk vertical; to 30 m; to 60 cm d.b.h. Bark of young trees grayish; smooth; of old trees grayish brown; minutely longitudinally striate. Branchlets terete; densely appressed brownish pannose. Leaves imparipinnate; 15-20(-35) cm; petiole 2-6.3 cm; petiole and rachis densely appressed pubescent; leaflets 5-7; often 7 near inflorescence; petiolule 5-9 mm; pubescent; blades oblong or elliptic; (5-)8-13(-20) x (2.5-)4-5.5(-8.5) cm; leathery or thinly so; ± yel­lowish appressed pannose abaxially; glabrous; sometimes vil­losulous at midvein; adaxially; base rounded or broadly cuneate; apex obtuse; retuse; or acute; rarely acuminate or caudate; mid­vein raised abaxially; impressed adaxially; lateral veins 16 or 17 pairs; angled 50° with midvein; raised. Panicles terminal or axillary; large; to ca. 19 cm; branches to 20 cm at base of inflo­rescence; peduncle and pedicel densely appressed grayish brown tomentulose; pedicel 2-3 mm. Calyx campanulate; teeth dimorphic; upper 2 triangular; others lanceolate; densely brownish velvety. Corolla white; standard suborbicular; shortly stipitate; wings and keel oblong. Stamens unequal. Ovary densely appressed short grayish brown velvety; ovules 2; style glabrous. Legumes indehiscent or tardily dehiscent; broadly ovate; suborbicular; or obovate; 3-4.5 x 2.4-3 cm (excluding stipe); swollen around seed; beak oblique; stipe 3-4 mm; valves thinly leathery; fragile; densely appressed brownish velvety; calyx persistent. Seed 1(or 2); red or carmine; rounded or elliptic; 1.3-2 x 1.2-1.7 cm; hilum 1.5-1.8 cm; over 1/2 cir­cumference of seed. Fl. Jun-Jul; fr. Oct-Dec.

Valleys and streamsides in broad-leaved mixed forests; 300-1000 m. Guangxi (Shiwan Dashan); Hainan; Jiangxi; Yunnan (Hekou) [Vietnam].