Alyxia halmaheirae

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Alyxia halmaheirae


Climber. Bark grey. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, glabrous to sparsely and minutely puberulent, sometimes glabrescent. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3 or 4, never all opposite on a branch; Inflorescence axillary or terminal, a simple unbranched pleiochasium or with few internodes and unbranched side branches, delicate, sparsely to densely puberulent all over, 1-2.2 cm long; Sepals ovate, occasionally with sepals irregularly fused giving the appearance of fewer sepals, 1.2-1.8 by 0.8-1.1 mm, 1.4-1.6 times as long as wide, apex acute or acuminate, ciliate, glabrous or sparsely to densely puberulent, sometimes only on centre line. Stamens inserted at 2.4-3.1 mm from corolla base which is 0.56-0.61 of tube length; Ovaries 0.7-0.8 mm high, densely pubescent all over; Fruit orange, turning black when mature, stalks 2.3-3.2 mm long, with 1 article, glabrous, articles with thin flesh, 9.3-14.5 by 7-10 mm, ellipsoid, globose or cylindrical, rounded at apex. Seeds 7.5-9.3 by 6.1-6.4 by 5.3-5.4 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present)
Malesia: Sulawesi, Moluccas.


Miq. 2001 – In: PROSEA. p 71
D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea. p 57
Widjaya 1992 – In: Floribunda. Sisipan. p 6
Markgr. 1977 – In: Blumea. p 408