Neckia

Description

Shrublets or undershrubs. Leaves with short petioles, nerves ascending at an angle of 70-80°, slightly curved. Stipules pectinate. Inflorescences axillary, much reduced, the rachis bearing some small bracts, but only 1 terminal flower; Flowers ☿, 5-merous. Stamens adnate to the tube. Ovary 3-carpelled; Seeds not winged.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Philippines (Philippinespresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent)
Malesia: Sumatra, Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Philippines. Monotypic.

Citation

KANIS - in Blumea. 1968: 69

Synonymy

Neckia KORTH. in Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 1: 358. 1848

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