Strophanthus singaporianus

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Strophanthus singaporianus

Description

Climber or trailing shrub. Branchlets densely lenticellate. Leaves: Inflorescence 3.5-13 cm long, 3-80-flowered; Sepals glabrous or, rarely, slightly puberulent, ovate, 1.5-3.2 by 1.5-2.5 mm, 1.1-1.3 times as long as wide. Stamens inserted at 3.2-6.5 mm from corolla base; Ovaries 0.8-1.5 mm high, glabrous or minutely pubescent; Fruit tapering to a narrow apex, 15-21 by 1.3-2.3 cm, glabrous, sparsely lenticellate or not. Seeds:

Distribution

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

Citation

Miq. 1857 – In: Fl. Ned. Ind. p 445
King & Gamble 1907 – In: J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. p 471
I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47. p 129
Merr. 1921: Bibliogr. Enum. Born. Pl. p 502
Beentje 1982 – In: Meded. Landbouwhoogeschool Wageningen. p 139
I.M. Turner 1993 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 45. p 36
Ridl. 1900 – In: J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. p 111
Wight 1923 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 356
Masam. 1942: Enum. Phan. Born. p 624