Parsonsia grandiflora

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Parsonsia grandiflora


Branchlets densely velutinous. Leaves opposite; Inflorescence of axillary cymes, 6.5-8 cm long; Sepals ovate, 2.5-2.7 by 1.2-1.5 mm, 1.8-2.1 times as long as wide, apex acute, densely brown velutinous. Stamens inserted at c. 2.5 mm from corolla base which is c. 0.3 of tube length; Ovary c. 0.7 mm long; Fruit unknown.


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), Bacan Island present
Malesia: Moluccas (Bacan Island).


This species is characterised by its very large flowers, the largest for the genus in Malesia