Epigynum griffithianum

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Epigynum griffithianum

Description

Climber, reported to 20 m high. Branchlets not lenticellate; Leaves: Inflorescence of terminal and axillary umbelliform cymes, 3-6.5 cm long; Sepals narrowly ovate, 1.2-3 by 0.5-1.2 mm, 1.6-3.1 times as long as wide, apex acute to acuminate, densely brown pubescent, colleters absent inside. Stamens inserted at 2.1-3.2 mm from corolla base which is 0.1-0.2 of tube length in rehydrated flowers; Ovaries semi-inferior, 0.7-1.2 mm high, glabrous; Fruit narrowly linear or very slightly torulose, 9.8-33 cm by 3-4 mm, densely to very sparsely pubescent or glabrous. Seeds 13.5-31 by 2-2.7 mm;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Cambodia (Cambodia present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Thailand (Thailand present); Vietnam (Vietnam present), Burma present, Northeastern India present
Northeastern India, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam; in Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.

Citation

I.M. Turner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1997: 126
Wight - in Harvard Pap. Bot. 2005: 74
King & Gamble - in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. 1907: 501
Miq. - in Fl. Ned. Ind. 1857: 459
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 367
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 367
Kurz - in Forest Fl. Burma. 1877: 184
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 366
I.M. Turner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1997: 126
I.M. Turner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1997: 126
Hook.f. - in Fl. Brit. India. 1882: 666
Kerr - in Craib, Fl. Siam. 2. 1939: 471
D.J. Middleton - in Fl. Thailand. 1999: 121