Alyxia multistriata

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Alyxia multistriata


Climber. Branchlets weakly or strongly angled, sparsely lenticellate, glabrous. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3; Inflorescence axillary, a short congested compound pleiochasium or compound pleiochasium with clear internodes, delicate, sparsely puberulent in upper parts or densely puberulent, 1-2.5 cm long (but only known with immature flowers). Fruit orange turning black, stalks 3-3.8 mm long, with 1 article, glabrous, articles with thin flesh, 12.8-17.6 by 10-12.7 mm, ellipsoid, symmetrical, apex rounded. Seeds ovoid, 12-14.2 by 8-9.1 by 6.8-8.3 mm.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea.


All the material known only bears very immature flowers so no description of mature flowers is given. It would appear from the buds that the flowers are very small.


Markgr. 1977 – In: Blumea. p 397
D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea. p 81