Drypetes deplanchei (Brongn. & Gris) Merr.
Merrill, E.D. (1951) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 32: 157.
Drypetes; Yellow Tulipwood
Blaze very distinctly layered.
Male flowers: Inflorescences up to 15 mm long. Flowers about 4-6 mm diam., pedicels about 5-8 mm long. Stamens 6-10, filaments about 0.3-0.7 mm long, anthers about 0.7-1.5 x 0.5-1 mm. Disk cupuliform or irregularly lobed. Female flowers: Flowers about 4-6 mm diam., pedicels about 3-10 mm long. Tepals about 2.2-3.5 x 1.5-2.5 mm. Disk cupuliform. Ovary about 1.5-2.5 x 1.5-2 mm, glabrous or hairy. Styles reduced, stigmas appressed to the top of the ovary, about 1-1.5 mm long.
Cotyledons ovate to cordate, about 19-28 x 13-26 mm, strongly 3-veined at the base. First pair of leaves with large holly-like (Ilex aquifolium) teeth on the margins. Stem and hypocotyl minutely hairy. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade margin holly-like. Stipules caducous, very small, triangular, about 1 mm long. Stem minutely hairy. Seed germination time 38 to 259 days.