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Anacolosa frutescens (Blume) Blume, Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 1. 251. f. 46. 1850. Stemonurus frutescens Blume, Bijdr. 649. 1826. Anacolosa puberula Kurz in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 41 (2): 297. 1872; Masters in Fl. Brit. India 1: 581. 1875. A. puberula Kurz var. andamanica King in 1. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 64(2): 110. 1895.

Evergreen shrubs or trees, up to 12 m tall. Leaves oblong or ovate-oblong, up to 22 x 8.5 cm, acuminate-bluntish, entire, coriaceolls, glabrous, shortly petioled. Flowers axillary; peduncle short, thick, with minute bracts; pedicels puberulous. Calyx tawny puberulous. Drupes obovoid, scarlet, minutely velvety.

Distrib. India: Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Myanmar, Malay Peninsula, Thailand, Philippines and Celebes.


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