1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Dysoxylum Blume
      1. Dysoxylum parasiticum (Osbeck) Kosterm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Taiwan (Lan Yü), Malesia to N. & NE. Queensland.

    [FTEA]

    Meliaceae, Styles & F. White (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

    Habit
    Tree up to 15 m. tall.
    Leaves
    Leaflets 5–7.
    Flowers
    Flowers in spikes or panicles on older branchlets.
    Fruits
    Fruit a cleistocarp 4 cm. in diameter, yellow, with 1–3 seeds, each surrounded by a white, translucent, juicy, aromatic aril.
    Note
    Planted at Entebbe.
    Distribution
    native of SE. Asiasometimes planted elsewhere for its edible aril.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan

    Introduced into:

    Cambodia, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam

    Dysoxylum parasiticum (Osbeck) Kosterm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 18, 2012 I Made Maduarta [IMM 158], Lesser Sunda Is. K000734234
    Nov 1, 1983 Elmer, A.D.E. [9303], Philippines K000651958
    Nov 1, 1983 Elmer, A.D.E. [10689], Philippines K000651959
    Jun 1, 1982 Lane-Poole, C.E. [282], Papua New Guinea K000657163 Unknown type material
    Jan 14, 1981 von Römer [191], Papua New Guinea K000657162
    Jan 7, 1981 Bailey, F.M. [s.n.], Queensland K000657138 Unknown type material
    Jan 8, 1980 Comins, R.B. [241], Solomon Is. K000657128
    Jan 1, 1977 Robinson, C.B. [1994], Maluku K000651991
    Mar 31, 1983 Kloss, C.B. [7039], Thailand Lansium domesticum K000657767 Unknown type material
    Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [s.n.], Jawa Lansium domesticum K000657758 isoneotype
    Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [s.n.], Jawa Lansium domesticum K000657759 isoneotype
    Nedi [4456], Sumatera Lansium domesticum K000657761 isotype
    Elmer, A.D.E. [13285], Philippines Lansium domesticum K000657760
    Jan 1, 2001 Triono, T. [111], New Guinea Dysoxylum caulostachyum 71241.000

    First published in Reinwardtia 7: 247 (1966)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Wongprasert, T., Phengklai, C. & Boonthavikoon, T. (2011). A synoptic account of the Meliaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 39: 210-266.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0