Dendrophthoe x rimituba

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Dendrophthoe x rimituba


Glabrous except for the inflorescence densely and the flowers sparsely to densely red brown tomentose or sometimes the corolla glabrous. Leaves opposite or scattered; lamina narrowly ovate to ovate, (6—)8—15(—18) by (3-)6-9 cm, truncate to attenuate at the base to a petiole 7-20 mm long, thin, finely undulate at the margin, acuminate and acute at the apex, dull on both sides or darker and slightly lustrous above; venation pinnate with the midrib distinct above and raised below and the main laterals somewhat curvinerved and usually visible. Inflorescences at the nodes, a 15-30-flowered raceme; axis 40-65 mmjong; pedicels l-3.5(-6) mm long.


Asia-Tropical: Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra.


The species may be a stabilized hybrid derived from Dendrophthoe flosculosa and D. curvata. For distinction as a species, see Barlow (1995). Many Sumatran specimens appear to be intergrades to D. curvata, and are not resolved by the key.