Cyclea elegans

Description

Slender climber, up to c. 4 m. Leaves: Inflorescences axillary, narrowly thyrsoid, 7-17 cm, puberulous, female sometimes a compound thyrse up to c. 40 cm termi-nating a lateral shoot.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Malayapresent; Sumatera (Sumaterapresent)
Malesia: Sumatra, Malaya, Borneo.

Citation

RIDL. - in Fl. Mal. Pen. 1922: 115
BURK. & HEND. - in Gard. Bull. S. S. 1925: 344
YAMAMOTO - in J. Soc. Trop. Agric. 1944: 145
YAMAMOTO - in J. Soc. Trop. Agric. 1944: 145
FORMAN - in Kew Bull. 1960: 71
HEINE - in Fedde, Rep. 54. 1951: 227
DIELS - in Pfl. R. 1910: 311
AIRY SHAW - in Kew Bull. 1940: 538

Synonymy

Cyclea elegans KING in J. As. Soc. Beng. 58: 387. 1889
  • Cyclea caudata MERR. in J. Str. Br. As. Soc. n. 85: 172. 1922
  • Cyclea acuminatissima MERR. in Pap. Mich. Ac. Sc. 24: 68. 1939
  • Cyclea tonkinensis (non GAGNEP.) YAMAMOTO in J. Soc. Trop. Agric. 16: 145. 1944
  • Cyclea scyphigera SUESSENG. & HEINE in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. Munch. 2: 59. 1950