Scurrula aphodastrica

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Scurrula aphodastrica


Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly elliptic, 4-6 by 1.5-2.4 cm, attenuate at the base to an obscure winged petiole 3-4 mm long, often infolded along the midrib, obtuse or shortly rounded at the apex; venation obscure except for the midrib and a few major laterals visible on both sides. Inflorescences several at the nodes, arising successively from gall-like swellings, a 2- or 3-flowered subumbellate raceme; axis 1—2(—5) mm long; pedicels 2-4 mm long; bract deltoid, erect, c. 1 mm long. Fruit 12-15 mm long including a stipe 6-10 mm long, truncate at the apex.


Flores present
Malesia: Lesser Sunda Islands (Flores).


Closely related to Scurrula atropurpurea, differing in narrower folded leaves, subumbellate few-flowered inflorescences in dense clusters, and longer flowers.