Alyxia kabaenae

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Alyxia kabaenae


Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, glabrous. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4; Inflorescence axillary, a compound pleiochasium with clear internodes or with several clear internodes and unbranched side branches, delicate, sparsely to densely short puberulent, 1.1-2.7 cm long; Sepals fused into a 2-lipped tube or partial tube, 1.9-2 mm long, ciliate, glabrous or sparsely puberulent. Stamens inserted at 1.9-2.1 mm from corolla base which is 0.57-0.63 of tube length; Ovaries 0.5-0.8 mm high, densely pubescent all over; Fruit with 1 article, glabrous, articles with thin flesh, 24.5-27 by 14-16 mm, ellipsoid, symmetrical, apex obtuse. Seeds elliptic, c. 21.5 by 12 by 10 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Sulawesi (Sulawesi present)
Malesia: Sulawesi.


D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea: 59
Kessler et al. 2002 – In: Blumea: 13