Dasylepis racemosa Oliv.
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Dasylepis racemosa Oliv. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000924926. Accessed on: 01 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Tree, with spreading crown, to 45 ft. high

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    Flowers yellowish.

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    Racemes obliquely erect, laxly many-flowered, glabrous; rhachis stoutish, 5–11 cm. long, 1.5–2 mm. across, with the flowers generally down almost to the base; bracts broadly ovate, ciliolate, ± 1 mm. long, 2 mm. broad; pedicels rather slender, 6–10 mm. long at anthesis.

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    Sepals white, sometimes cream or pinkish, glabrous, outer ± 4 elliptic and 5–7 mm. long, 2–2.5 mm. broad, inner ± 7 obovate and ± 5 mm. long, 2–3 mm. broad their pubescent scale ± 2 mm. long.

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    Branchlets greyish-brownish, laxly set with lenticels.

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    Leaf-blades elliptic to oblanceolate or obovate, apex shortly obtusely acuminate, base cuneate to rounded, firmly chartaceous to subcoriaceous, ± remotely serrate, (10–)12–22 cm. long, (4–)6–9 cm. broad; nerves (4), 5 or 6 pairs, their looping not much obvious; reticulation rather dense, raised on both faces; petiole 7–15(–20) mm. long.

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    Tree up to 20 m. tall, glabrous; trunk up to 45 cm. across, often fluted; bark thin, orange-brown, rough, flaking in patches.

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    Seeds few, ±10 mm. long, 8 mm. broad.

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    Fruit subglobular, slightly apiculate, reddish, finally splitting in 3 valves, 2.5–3 cm. across; pericarp ± 5 mm. thick.

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    Ovary glabrous; style ± 2 mm. long, divided distally into 2, (3) or 4 very short stigmatic branches.

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    Stamens ± 30; filaments 3–4 mm’ long; anthers 2–3 m long.

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     Information From

    Achariaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FWTA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • C The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • E Botanic Gardens Conservation International