Alyxia microphylla

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Alyxia microphylla


Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, densely long puberulent. Leaves in whorls of 4; Inflorescence axillary, a simple unbranched pleiochasium, delicate, sparsely long pubescent all over, 1.2-2 cm long; Sepals ovate, 1.1-1.2 by 0.9-1 mm, 1.2 times as long as wide, apex obtuse, ciliate, glabrous. Stamens inserted at c. 1.4 mm from corolla base which is 0.5 of tube length; Ovaries c. 0.5 mm high, pubescent around base only;


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea.


D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea. p 75