Chilocarpus beccarianus

Description

Large woody climber to 15 m high. Branchlets glabrous, rarely puberulent. Leaves: Inflorescence terminal and axillary in uppermost leaf axils (sometimes these uppermost leaves greatly reduced in size), forming a terminal panicle mostly longer than subtending leaves, occasionally shorter, 3.2-13.7 cm long, lax, puberulent to completely glabrous except occasionally for a few hairs on bracts; Stamens inserted at 2-3.1 mm from corolla base which is 0.3-0.4 of tube length; Ovary 1.1-1.3 mm long; Fruit fusiform but with one or more slight constrictions, 5.5-10.5 by 1.5-2.7 cm. Seeds quite large but no undamaged ones measured.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent
Malesia: Borneo.

Citation

Coode et al., Checklist Pl. Brunei. 1996: 26
Markgr. - in Blumea. 1971: 163
Leeuwenb. - in Syst. Geogr. Pl. 2002: 130

Synonymy

Chilocarpus beccarianus Pierre, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris: 101. 1898
    • Isotype: Beccari 3280 (K).
    • Lectotype: Beccari 3280 (P).
    • Type: Beccari 3280.