Leea rubra

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Leea rubra

Description

Small semi-herbaceous shrub up to 3 m. Leaves 2- to 4-pinnate, leaflets numerous. Inflorescences (4-) 8-14 (-16) cm long, rusty pubescent, generally compact; Flowers 5-merous, bright red. Ovary 4-6-celled, style 1-2 mm. Fruit 8-10 mm ø, dark red;

Distribution

India (Assam, Khasia, Bengal), Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, N. & S. Vietnam; Malesia: Malaya (incl. Penang), Singapore, S. Sumatra (Palembang), Java (incl. Madura I.), Lesser Sunda Is. (Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba, Timor), Borneo (SE. Kalimantan, Sabah), Philippines (Palawan), Celebes, Moluccas (Tanimbar, Kai), New Guinea (Papua: Western & Central Distr.); N. Australia.

Citation

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SPRENG. - in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1863: 96
GAGNEP., Fl. Gén. I.-C. 1950: 846
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 383, 387, 388
G. DON - in Gen. Hist. 1831: 712
BACKER & BAKH.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 94
DUONG, Fl. Vietnam. 1960: 266
BAILEY - in Queensl. Fl. 1899: 284
CRAIB - in Fl. Siam. En. 1926: 320
LAUT. - in Nova Guinea. 1910: 302
MERR., En. Born. 1921: 396
CLARKE - in Fl. Gén. I.-C. 1950: 851
CLARKE - in J. Bot. 1881: 104
GAGNEP. - in Fl. Gén. I.-C. 1912: 939
CORNER - in Ways. Trees. 1940: 97
CORNER & WATANABE, Ill Guide Trop. Pl. 1969: 454
GAGNEP. - in Fl. Gén. I.-C. 1912: 943
STEUD. - in Norn. Bot., ed. 2. 1840: 21
SPRENG., Pl. Jav. Rar. 1848: 453
BURK., Dict. 1935: 1327
RIDSDALE - in Blumea. 1974: f. 3/10-11, 6/6-7
SPECHT - in Rec. Am.-Austr. Sc. Exp. Arnhem Land. 1958: 257
HASSK., Cat. Hort. Bog. 1844: 167
KING - in J. As. Soc. Beng. 1896: 416
SPRENG. - in Fl. Burma. 1877: 279
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 383, 387
KOORD., Minah. 1898: 398
PRAIN, Beng. Pl.: 239
VAL. - in Bull. Dép. Agr. Ind. Néerl. 1907: 31
RIDL. - in Fl. Mal. Pen. 1922: 485
DECNE - in NOUV. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris. 1834: 445
KURZ - in J. As. Soc. Beng. 1875: 180
MIQ. - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: 610
SUESSENG. - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 20d. 1953: 383
Bl., Bijdr. 1825: 197