Pteleopsis tetraptera Wickens
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pteleopsis tetraptera Wickens. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001296429. Accessed on: 01 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Inflorescences of axillary subcapitate racemes up to 2 cm. long.

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    Flowers white or cream, 4- or sometimes 5-merous within the same inflorescence and irrespective of whether hermaphrodite or ♂; ♂ flowers similar to the hermaphrodite, but style shorter and tending to be near the base of the inflorescence.

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    Lower receptacle ± 7 mm. long, shortly pilose; upper receptacle shallowly campanulate, 2.5–3 mm. long, shortly pilose at the base.

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    Sepals deltate, 1.5 mm. long.

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    Petals obcordate to inversely reniform, 1.2 mm. long, 1–1.8 mm. wide, glabrous.

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    Stamens 2-seriate; antipetalous filaments 6 mm. long, antisepalous ones 5 mm. long; anthers 0.7 mm. long.

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    Disk 2.5–3 mm. in diameter, pilose with short free margin.

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    Style ± 4 mm. long.

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    Tree 15 m. or more high; branchlets greyish white, lightly pubescent.

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    Fruit 4-winged, subcircular in outline, 1.2 cm. long and wide, deeply emarginate, base rounded, glabrous; apical peg absent; stipe 7 mm. long, slender, pubescent.

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    Leaves subopposite, somewhat glutinous when young; lamina elliptic, up to 7 cm. long and 3.5 cm. wide, apex obtuse or acuminate, base rounded, sericeous pilose, becoming glabrescent except for the pubescent midrib; lateral nerves 7–9 pairs; petiole ± 3 mm. long, pubescent.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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    Global Tree Assessment
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
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    • F See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use