Helixanthera coccinea

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Helixanthera coccinea


Plant dark rusty tomentose on all young parts, the leaves and fruits soon glabrescent. Leaves scattered or subopposite; lamina narrowly to broadly ovate, 4-12 by 2.5-7 cm, truncate to slightly cordate at the base to a slender petiole 10-22 mm long, attenuate and shortly rounded or obtuse at the apex, thin, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib visible above and raised below and a few main laterals faintly visible on both sides. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a 10-30-flowered raceme; axis 15-70 mm long, slender, flexuose; pedicels 0.5-2 mm long; bracts simple, ovate, c. 1 mm long. Ovary urceolate, c. 1.5 mm long; calyx limb c. 0.3 mm long, weakly toothed.


Andaman Islands present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Burma to Vietnam present, Palawan present
Andaman Islands, Burma to Vietnam; Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Palawan.