Decaisnina cumingii

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Decaisnina cumingii


Glabrous except for young inflorescence parts sometimes shortly hairy. Leaves opposite or scattered; lamina mostly narrowly elliptic to ovate, 5-10(-14) cm long, mostly 3-6 cm wide, usually attenuate or cuneate at the base to a petiole up to 15 mm long, less commonly truncate or slightly cordate and more or less sessile, mostly somewhat attenuate and finally rounded at the apex, dull on both sides, sometimes darker above; venation pinnate with the midrib prominent below and the main laterals visible on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes, a raceme of (2-)3-7 opposite pairs of triads with all flowers sessile; axis (17-)25-70 mm long, flowerless in the lower (5-)10-20 mm; peduncles of the triads 0-4 mm long, secund.


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); Philippines (Philippines present)
Malesia: Philippines, Moluccas.


Related to Decaisnina zollingeri; for differences and species circumscription see