Kopsia singapurensis

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Kopsia singapurensis


Tree to 12 m tall, to 24 cm dbh. Branchlets glabrous, sparsely lenticellate or not, weakly angled. Leaves: Inflorescence dichasial, mostly many-flowered, 3.5-12.5 cm long with axes (0.5-)1.2-11.5 cm long and branches 1.2-1.8 mm wide, glabrous or puberulent in upper parts; Sepals ovate or oblong, 2-4 by 1.4-3.4 mm, 1-1.8 times as long as wide, apex rounded or obtuse, ciliate, glabrous to densely puberulent outside, glabrous inside. Stamens inserted 23.5-34 mm from corolla base which is 0.8-0.9 of corolla tube length in rehydrated flowers; Ovaries 1.6-1.9 mm high, sparsely to densely pubescent on top; Fruit oblique ellipsoid with either a simple angle or a spur on one side, 26-33 by 6-7 by 11.5-14 mm, angle/spur 2.5-3 mm long, glabrous.


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present)
Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore.


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