Aglaia amplexicaulis A. C. Smith

Stem-clasping Aglaia (Aglaia amplexicaulis)  

The Stem-clasping Aglaia, described in the year 1936, is known only from three collections.  The plant is a smaller tree, up to 10 m tall and grows (or grew) in dense forests at elevations of 200 to 600 m.  

The species is known from at least two islands in the Fiji group, Kadavu and Viti Levu, and may be already extinct now.  


edited: 18.03.2017