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Jagera javanica (Blume) Blume ex Kalkman, Blumea 7: 470 (1953)

Garuga javanica Blume, Bijdr. 2: 1165 (1825). T: ?Moluccas, collector unknown; n.v.

Sapindus serratus Roxb., Hort. Bengal 88 (1814) nom. nud. ; Fl. Ind. 2: 284 (1832); Jagera serrata (Roxb.), Radlk., Act. Congr. Bot. Amsterdam 80, 106 (1877), = Sapind. Holl.-Ind. 10, 36 (1879). T: from Moluccas; n.v.

Jagera speciosa Blume, Rumphia 3: 155 (1847) nom. illeg.  T: not designated.

Tree 13–20 m. Young parts densely rusty-villous; branchlets, leaf axes and peduncles dark brown-tomentose; branchlets stout, fluted. Leaf rachis 25–39 cm long; leaflets usually 20–26, oblong-ovate or subelliptic, ±falcate, acute to acuminate, serrate or serrulate, oblique and obtuse at base, 6–17.5 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, glabrous above, puberulous below; midrib ±excentric, hairy; petiolule 1–5 mm long; petiole 3–11 cm long. Panicles clustered below tips of branchlets, 22–38 cm long, much branched; bracts velvety; pedicels 2–4 mm long, pubescent. Calyx pubescent. Petals shortly clawed, 2 mm long; crests clavate. Filaments 1–3 mm long. Fruit obovoid, 1.2 cm long, 1 cm diam. Fig. 13A–F.

Occurs in Australia in N Qld between Cape Tribulation and Port Douglas. Also in New Guinea and Moluccas. Grows in rainforest. Map 84.

Qld: Mossman, B.Gray 1456 (BRI, QRS); Olive Ck, near Daintree, B.P.M.Hyland 3179 (BRI, QRS).

Close to Jagera pseudorhus , differing chiefly in the greater number of leaflets, which are usually larger, and the larger, densely flowered, inflorescences.

Since publication of the Flora of Australia variety australiana was published, but then placed into synonymy under Jagera madida .



Data derived from Flora of Australia Volume 25 (1985), a product of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia