Decaisnina triflora

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Decaisnina triflora


Glabrous except for the inflorescence axis rarely sparsely tomentose. Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly to broadly elliptic, 6-12 by mostly 3-6 cm, attenuate to cuneate at the base to a petiole mostly 4-15 mm long, rounded at the apex, relatively thick, dull and sometimes glaucous on both sides, sometimes slightly darker above; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals distinct on both sides. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a raceme of 4-9 opposite evenly spaced pairs of triads with all flowers sessile; axis mostly 30-40 mm long; peduncles of the triads 3-6 mm long, secund.


Asia-Tropical: Lesser Sunda Is. present; Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present, northern Australia present
Northern Australia; Malesia: Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, New Guinea.


For circumscription as a species see


Barlow 1974 – In: Austral. J. Bot.: 544
Danser 1938 – In: Blumea: 38
Danser 1931 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg: 250
Barlow 1981 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 239