Olea paniculata R.Br.
  • Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. : 528 (1810)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Olea paniculata R.Br. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000817137. Accessed on: 24 Mar 2023'

General Information

Trees 6-20 m. Branchlets compressed, glabrous. Petiole 1.5-3 cm, glabrous; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, 8.5-18 × 3.5-6.5 cm, papery, minutely lepidote, with domatia in axils of primary veins and midrib abaxially, base cuneate, margin entire, apex acuminate to long acuminate; primary veins 8-11 on each side of midrib, slightly raised. Panicles terminal or axillary, 8-10 cm. Flowers bisexual. Pedicel 0-3 mm. Calyx ca. 1 mm. Corolla white; tube ca. 1 mm; lobes elliptic, 1.5-2 mm, obtuse. Drupe ripening yellow-brown, long ovoid, somewhat oblique, 1.2-1.5 cm × 6-7 mm. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jul-Nov.

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    Tree 8 m tall or more, monoecious, young stems glabrous. Leaves slightly coriaceous, ovate (5–)6–10(–13) by (2–)2.5–3.5(–5) cm; scattered peltate-lepidote, especially on the midrib below; base acute or obtuse; apex acuminate; margins entire; venation ± obscure, primary veins 5–6 on each side of the midrib, usually with domatia in the axils with the midrib below. Inflorescence terminal, paniculate-cymose, 3–10 cm long, many-flowered; rachis somewhat peltate-lepidote; pedicels 0–2 mm long. Calyx ± mm long, peltate-lepidote. Corolla white, somewhat campanulate; tube 1 mm long; lobes 2 mm long, reflexed at full anthesis; exterior peltate-lepidote. Anthers oblong, 1.5 mm long; filaments slender, 1 mm long. Ovary globose-conical, ± 1 mm long; style short, stigma bilobed. Drupe ovoid-pyriform, sometimes slightly oblique, 1.2–1.5 by 0.5–0.6 cm; mesocarp thin, blue-black when ripe.

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    Rocky limestone hills; alt. 1800 m. Fruiting during January.

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    Thailand, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, S. China (Yunnan), Indonesia, New Guinea, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island, E. Australia (type).

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    Distribution Map

    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Asia-Tropical Indo-China Thailand

     Information From

    e-Flora of Thailand
    Chayamarit, K. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Thailand. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
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    • B Forest Herbarium All rights reserved
    Flora of China @ efloras.org
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2022. GlobalTreeSearch online database (version 1.6). Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, UK. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.34206.61761 Available at https://tools.bgci.org/global_tree_search.php. Accessed on (15/06/2022).
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online Consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • F CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).