Thottea grandiflora

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Thottea grandiflora

Description

Erect shrub, up to 2 m high. Leaves coriaceous, obovate, elliptic, ovate-oblong, or lanceolate, (15-) 20-30 (-45) by 9-10 (-25) cm; Inflorescences usually at the lower part of the stem in the axils of (fallen) leaves, simple or sparsely branched, sometimes branched near the base and seemingly fascicled, spiciform or racemiform, 1-7 cm long, villous; Stamens in 2 whorls: Capsules slender, 10-15 cm long, straight or twisted, 4-angular, pubescent. Seeds ellipsoid, 3-4 mm long, trigonous, acute at both ends, rugose-tubercled.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present), Johore present, Malacca present, Moulmein present, Negri Sembilan present, Pahang present, Peninsular Burma present, Perak present, Trengganu present
Peninsular Burma (Moulmein); in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Perak, Trengganu, Pahang, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Johore, Singapore).

Citation

Hook.f. 1886 – In: Fl. Br. India. p 74
HEND. 1951: Mal. Wild Fl: 424. f. 383
SCHMIDT 1935 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 16b. p 232
SOLEREDER 1889 – In: Bot. Jahrb. 429 & 478
ROTTBOELL 1854 – In: Notul. p 346
ROTTBOELL 1854: Ic. Pl. Asiat. t. 530 & 531
KLOTZSCH 1859: Monatsb. Akad. Berl: 5 & 9. t. 1 f. 3
BURK. 1935 – In: Dict. p 2156
ROTTBOELL 1847 – In: Ann. Sc. Nat. Bot. p 328
ROTTBOELL 1889 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam. 1. p 272
KING & GAMBLE 1912 – In: J. As. Soc. Beng. p 27
DUCHARTRE 1864 – In: DC., Prod. 15. p 428
DING HOU 1981: p. 308. – In: Blumea. f. 8-10, 317, f. 62
HEYNE 1927: Nutt. Pl. p 596
Miq. 1858 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 1068
BENN.& BROWN 1838 – In: Pl. Jav. Rar. p 45
Ridl. 1900 – In: J. Str. Br. R. As. Soc. p 127
GRIFF. 1845: p. 325. – In: Trans. Linn. Soc. t. 36
Ridl. 1924 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen. p 16