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Botanical Description

Bole: Branched. Small/medium. To 30 m. Also an epiphyte. Bark: Grey-brown to grey black. Rough; fissured; smooth. Corky. Slash: NR. Leaf: Digitate. 5 - 7 leaflets. Whorled at ends of branches. Lflt: Digitate. Petiole: Up to 42 cm. Petiolules: Up to 7 cm. Lamina: Medium/large. Up to 25 × 15 cm. Elliptic/ovate/oblanceolate. Cordate/rounded/cuneate. Acuminate. Entire/serrate. Glabrous/slightly hairy. Domatia: NR. Glands: NR. Stipules: Present on younger leaves. Up to 1.7 cm long. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Umbel or short raceme of up to 12 peduncullate umbellules. Hermaphrodite. Fruit: Urceolate to subspherical up to 0.5 cm long.


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