Macrosolen retusus

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Macrosolen retusus


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly ovate to elliptic or often obovate, 5-10 by 2-7 cm, cuneate at the base to a winged petiole 3-5 mm long, rounded or rarely obtuse at the apex, slightly lustrous above or dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib and the main laterals distinct above and only the midrib dark-coloured and prominent below. Inflorescencess at the nodes, a raceme of 2-5 opposite pairs of flowers; axis 5-20 mm long; pedicels 1-3 mm long.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present, Singapore present); Sumatera (Sumatera present)
Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo.


Closely related to Macrosolen melintangensis, differing in the duller leaves, mostly rounded at the apex and attenuate into the petiole, and the slightly more robust inflorescence.