Dendrophthoe flosculosa

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Dendrophthoe flosculosa


Glabrous except for young shoots, inflorescences and flowers ochre to red-brown stellate hairy, eventually glabrescent except for the ovary. Leaves opposite or scattered; lamina narrow ovate to ovate, 8-21 by 3-9 cm, truncate at the base to a petiole 3-6(-10) mm long, acuminate and acute at the apex, somewhat lustrous above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib prominent and raised below and the midrib and main laterals distinct and depressed above with the lamina bullate between them. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a (25-)30-60-flowered raceme; axis 15-80 mm long; pedicels 1.5-2.5 mm long.


Asia-Tropical: Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra.


Danser circumscribed Dendrophthoe flosculosa more widely. Some specimens referred to D. flosculosa by Danser, including some syntypes, have been included in D. x rimituba. The lectotype is chosen in accordance with the more narrow circumscription of D. flosculosa. For distinction as a species, see