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

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