Scientific Name：Sterculia ceramica R. Br.
Habitats and Distribution
Distributed in the Philippines. Taiwan, on Is. Lanyu and Is. Lutao.
Leaves simple, often crowded at apices of stems, shining, glabrous, ovate, 17.5 cm long, 10 cm broad, cordate at the base; petiole 5.5 cm long.
Panicles crowded at apices of twigs; flower polygamous-monoecious; calyx yellow-green, stellate-pubescent outside, tomentose inside.
Follicle 1-3, orange-red, free, radiating from a common stalk, with long podium, glabrous.
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