Wrightia

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Wrightia

Description

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves opposite; Inflorescence a terminal cyme; Sepals with 5 large or small colleters in the sinuses inside, the larger ones almost covering the inner surface of the sepals. Stamens inserted at corolla mouth or in tube; Fruit of paired follicles or connate follicles; Seeds linear or narrowly fusiform;

Distribution

Africa present, Asia present, Asia-Tropical, Australasia
Approximately 25 species in Africa, Asia and Australia; in Malesia 8 species (one of which may not be native).

Citation

R.Br. - in Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2004: 5
Tsiang & P.T. Li - in Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 1977: 119
Pit. - in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. 1933: 1182
D.J. Middleton - in Fl. Thailand. 1999: 79
R.Br. - in Notul. Syst. (Paris). 1951: 77
K. Schum. - in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4. 1895: 183
Ngan - in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 1965: 114
Lý - in Feddes Repert. 1986: 619
Pichon - in Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 1950: 73
R.Br. - in Harvard Pap. Bot. 2005: 161
P.T. Li et al. - in Fl. China. 1995: 174
P.I. Forst. - in Fl. Australia. 1996: 190
Benth. & Hook.f. - in Gen. Pl. 1876: 712
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 241
R.Br., Prodr. 1810: 467