Crudia sparei

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Crudia sparei


Climber. Leaves 2- or 3-foliolate; petiole and rachis 1.5-2 cm long, glabrous. Stipules intrapetiolar, c. 1.5 mm long, caducous. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, pendulous or curved, up to 55 cm long, the rachis glabrous, rather loosely flowered; bracts oblong, c. 7 mm long, 3-lobed at the upper 2 mm; the central lobe longitudinally relobed with 4 parallel lobules; bracteoles at the base of the flower, minute, triangular, c. 0.5 mm long, persistent; pedicels very short, c. 1.5 mm, articulated at the apex. Flowers easily falling off, sparsely puberulous (on the uncovered part of the calyx lobes) outside. Stamens 10; filaments (observed from flower buds) c. 5 mm, glabrous; anthers 0.75 mm long.


Asia-Tropical, Perak present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Perak). Only known from the the type.


Whitmore 1972 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya: 252.