Macrosolen robinsonii

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Macrosolen robinsonii


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly ovate to ovate, 5-8(-12) by (l-)2-3.5 (-5) cm, cuneate at the base to a petiole 1—5(—10) mm long, acuminate and acute at the apex, glossy and sometimes red above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals distinct above and the midrib prominent and the main laterals visible below. Inflorescences at the nodes, an umbellate raceme of 1 or 2 opposite pairs of flowers; axis 1-5 mm long, usually subtended at the base by a few very small acute bracts; pedicels 1-2.5 mm long, bracts c. 1 mm long, the lateral ones partly connate.


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Vietnam (Vietnam present)
Vietnam; Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.


Similar to Macrosolen melintangensis, especially to its Peninsular Malaysian form formerly placed in M. lowii, differing in the shorter more subumbellate inflorescence and the inflated corolla tube.