Lepisanthes sect. Otophora

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Lepisanthes sect. Otophora


Leaves usually imparipinnate, often many-jugate, hairy or glabrous; Inflorescences terminal and axillary, mostly pyramidal, hairy or glabrous. Sepals 5 (or 6), mostly (sub)glabrous. Petals (4 or) 5, outside often hairy; Ovary 2- or 3-celled, hairy or glabrous. Fruits smooth to scurfy, hairy or glabrous;


Asia-Temperate: Hainan (Hainan present), Asia-Tropical: Borneo present, Timor present, West Malesia present
5 species, 1 in Hainan, the others in West Malesia as far as Borneo and Timor.