Dichapetalum gelonioides (Roxb.) Engl.
  • Nat. Pflanzenfam.


This taxon is accepted by Dichapetalaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Small trees or shrubs. Young branches appressed pubescent, glabrescent, with sparsely white rounded lenticels. Stipules acerose, ca. 3 mm, pilose, deciduous; petiole 3-5 mm, glabrous or pilose; leaf blade elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 6-16 × 2-6 cm, papery or subleathery, glabrous on both surfaces, or abaxially pubescent only along midrib and lateral veins, lateral veins 5 or 6 pairs, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, slightly oblique, margin entire, apex acuminate or obtusely acuminate. Flowers unisexual, dioecious, in few-flowered 0.75-1 cm cymes or single, axillary, minutely sparsely pilose. Sepals oblong, ca. 2 mm, densely tomentose on exterior. Petals broadly spatulate, apex slightly lobed or subentire. Glands 0.25-0.75 mm, rounded to cordate, glabrous to minutely pubescent. Ovary of female flower 2(or 3)-locular, densely yellow-brown pubescent. Abortive ovary of male flower densely white lanose; style 1, ± deeply lobed. Drupe: if 2 locules, all developed, obcordate, long and broad, ca. 1.8 cm; if only 1 locule, developed, obliquely elliptic, ca. 1.6 cm, densely yellow-brown pubescent when young, white pilose when mature, with distinct sutures on exterior. Fr. Jul-Oct.

 Information From

Dichapetalaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).