Alyxia semipallescens

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Alyxia semipallescens


Habit unknown (probably low scrambler or climber). Branchlets weakly angled, densely puberulent. Leaves in whorls of 4; Sepals ovate, c. 1.2 by 0.8 mm, 1.5 times as long as wide, apex acute, ciliate, sparsely puberulent on central line. Stamens inserted at c. 2.7 mm from corolla base which is 0.57 of tube length; Ovaries c. 0.5 mm high, pubescent around base only. Fruit unknown.


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


This is a very poorly known species (see Middleton 2000).


P. Royen 1983 – In: Alpine Fl. New Guinea: 2852
D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea: 112
F. Muell. 1977 – In: Blumea: 403
Markgr. 1927 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst.: 183