Elytranthe albida

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Elytranthe albida


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly to broadly ovate, 6-14 by 3-8 cm, cuneate to truncate at the base to a petiole 7-25 mm long, somewhat acuminate and broadly acute at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals distinct on both sides. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a pedunculate spike of 1-3 decussate pairs of flowers; peduncle (1—)5—10(—15) mm long, more or less terete, subtended by 1-3 pairs of small bracts at the base; flower-bearing axis 5-20 mm long, with decussate hollows c. 6 mm long; central bracts 7-12 by 4-6 mm, keeled, acute; lateral bracts as long as the central ones, keeled, obtuse.


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


Backer & Bakh. f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java: 70
Danser 1931 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg: 305