Loxanthera speciosa

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Loxanthera speciosa

Description

Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina narrow ovate to ovate, 6-14 by 2.5-8 cm, thick, shortly cuneate to slightly cordate at the base to a petiole 5-20 mm long, weakly acuminate and mostly acute at the apex, usually glossy above, dull below; venation pinnate with the midrib distinct and the main laterals obscure on both sides and the midrib prominent below. Inflorescences at the nodes, a raceme of 1-3 decussate pairs of triads with all flowers pedicellate; axis 5-15 mm long; peduncles of the triads 5-10 mm long; pedicels of the flowers 5-7 mm long.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Java.

Citation

Backer & Bakh. f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java. p 69
Barlow 1993 – In: Blumea. p 115