Aglaia brassii Merr. & L.M.Perry
Merrill, E.D. & Perry, L.M. (1940) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 21: 325. Type: SOLOMONS: Ysabel Island, Meringe, Brass 3189, Nov. 23, 1932; lecto: A; iso: BO, BRI. Fide Pannell, C. M. (1992) Kew Bull. Add. Ser. 16: 249.
Fruits about 2-2.8 x 1.3-2.5 cm, orange-brown to yellow, covered with stellate hairs or scales at maturity. Aril white or translucent.
First pair of leaves ovate to lanceolate, about 5.5-2 cm, apex acute or acuminate, base obtuse. Terminal bud and stem clothed in cream and brown stellate scales. Both the upper and lower surfaces of the leaf blades clothed in stellate hairs. Oil dots visible with a lens. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade narrowly elliptic, apex acute, base obtuse, margin undulate, with scattered pale brown stellate hairs or scales on the underside and almost glabrous on the upper surface; stem and terminal bud clothed in numerous, pale brown, stellate hairs or scales. Seed germination time 49 to 157 days.