Alyxia angustifolia

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Alyxia angustifolia


Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, glabrous or sparsely and minutely puberulent. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4; Inflorescence axillary or terminal, a simple unbranched pleiochasium, sparsely puberulent all over, c. 2.3 cm long; Sepals ovate or narrowly ovate, 1.2-3 by 0.6-1 mm, 2-3.3 times as long as wide, apex acute, ciliate, glabrous or sparsely puberulent. Stamens inserted at 4.2-4.5 mm from corolla base which is 0.62-0.66 of tube length; Ovaries 0.6-0.9 mm high, densely pubescent all over or pubescent around base only; Fruit with 1 article; Seeds c. 6.5 by 4.8 by 4.4 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Palawan present
Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Palawan.


Merr. 1921: Bibliogr. Enum. Born. Pl.: 499
Markgr. 1977 – In: Blumea: 383
I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47: 123
Ridl. 1923 – In: Fl. Malay Penins.: 333
D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea: 29
Masam. 1942: Enum. Phan. Born.: 618
Markgr. 1977 – In: Blumea: 385
Coode et al. 1996: Checklist Pl. Brunei: 25