Scurrula x montana

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Scurrula x montana

Description

Leaves opposite; lamina variable, mostly elliptic to ovate, 2.5-12 by 1.5-7 cm, truncate to weakly cordate at the base, sessile or with a petiole to 15 mm long, often undulate at the margin, rounded at the apex; venation obscure except for the midrib and a few major laterals visible above. Inflorescencess few at the nodes, a 2- to 12-flowered raceme; axis variable, 3-22 mm long, usually robust; pedicels 2-3 mm long; bracts very variable, usually narrowly deltoid or ovate, sometimes foliaceous, flat or concave, acute to rounded, shorter or longer than the ovary. Fruit 9-10 mm long including a stipe 5-6 mm long, contracted at the apex.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Jawa (Jawa present); Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Java.

Notes

Closely related to Scurrula lepidota and S. oortiana, and probably of hybrid origin; for discussion see

Citation

Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 74
Barlow - in Blumea. 1991: 77