Urceola elastica

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Urceola elastica

Description

Branchlets densely brown puberulent. Leaves coriaceous or subcoriaceous; Inflorescence axillary and terminal forming panicles; Sepals narrow linear, 2.1-4 by 0.5-1 mm, (2.3-)3.5-6 times as long as wide, apex acuminate to obtuse, puberulent. Stamens inserted at 0.2-0.6 mm from corolla base which is 0.l-0.3 of tube length; Ovaries 0.5-0.7 mm long; Fruit linear to fusiform, divergent, thick walled, sparsely puberulent, 8.5-26 by 0.5-1.5 cm. Seeds:

Distribution

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

Citation

Fl. Ned. Ind. 1861: Eerste Bijv. p 228
King & Gamble 1907 – In: J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. p 472
D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: PROSEA. p 132
Hook.f. 1882 – In: Fl. Brit. India. p 657
Boerl. 1899 – In: Handl. Fl. Ned. Ind. p 399
Burkill & M.R. Hend. 1925 – In: Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. p 396
Merr. 1921: Bibliogr. Enum. Born. Pl. p 501
Roxb. 1900 – In: Bull. Inst. Bot. Buitenzorg. p 16
Ridl. 1923 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 356
Miq. 1857 – In: Fl. Ned. Ind. p 416
I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47. p 130
D.J. Middleton 1996 – In: Blumea. p 86