Commersonia bartramia (L.) Merr.
  • Interpr. Herb. Amboin.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Commersonia bartramia (L.) Merr. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

General Information

Trees, to 15 m tall. Branchlets densely yellow puberulent. Stipules palmately fimbriate; petiole 0.6-1.8 cm, hairy; leaf blade broadly ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 9-24 × 5-14 cm, abaxially densely gray-white puberulent, adaxially sparsely stellate puberulent, base obliquely cordate, margin irregularly dentate
and red ciliate, apex acute or acuminate. Inflorescence terminal or axillary, a compound cyme, 3-21 cm, many-branched. Flowers dense, ca. 5 mm in diam. Sepals 5, ovate, ca. 3 mm, puberulent. Petals 5, white, as long as sepals, base with 2 lateral lobes, apex beltlike. Stamens ca. 0.5 mm, each enclosed by base of subtending petal; staminodes 5, lanceolate, ca. 1.5 mm, both surfaces puberulent. Ovary with ovules 2 per locule. Capsule globose, ca. 2 cm in diam., 5-valved, densely long hispid. Seeds elliptic, black-brown, glossy. Fl. Feb-Oct.

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     Information From

    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Global Tree Assessment
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • B Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).