Alyxia globosa

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Alyxia globosa


Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate, glabrous or sparsely and minutely puberulent. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4; Inflorescence axillary, with several clear internodes and unbranched side branches, delicate, sparsely puberulent all over, 1.3-1.9 cm long; Sepals not fleshy, ovate, 1-1.2 by 0.6-0.8 mm, 1.4-1.8 times as long as wide, apex acute or acuminate, ciliate, sparsely puberulent on centre line or all over. Stamens inserted at 0.6-1.6 mm from corolla base which is 0.4-0.55 of tube length; Ovaries 0.5 mm high, densely pubescent all over; Fruit black or purple, stalks 1.7-3.2 mm long, with 1 or 2 articles in each string, glabrous or sparsely puberulent at ends, articles with thin flesh, 5.8-7.4 by 4.8-7 mm, globose, symmetrical, rounded at apex. Seeds ovoid, 4.7-6.6 by 4.2-5 by 3.8-4.5 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Sulawesi (Sulawesi present)
Malesia: Sulawesi.