Miquelia philippinensis

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Miquelia philippinensis

Description

Scandent shrub. Branchlets slender, laxly hirsute with shorter and longer hairs, as are the petioles. Leaves ovate, apex broadly subacuminate-attenuate, base rounded and very shallowly or hardly cordate, membranous, glabrous and olivaceous in dry state above, rather laxly and finely short-hairy on the undersurface, entire, somewhat repand or shortly (c. 5 mm) 1-2-lobed on each side, 7-11 by 5-9 cm, midrib and nerves faint above, a little raised beneath, 2 pairs of basal nerves, the outer pair rather short, the inner one ascending to ½-¾ the length of the lamina, upper lateral ones c. 3 pairs, curved-anastomosing, reticulation coarse and faint, less obvious than in M. reticulata;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Ilocos Norte Prov present, Luzon present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon: Ilocos Norte Prov.), once found. .

Citation

Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 493
SLEUM. 1969 – In: Blumea. p 230