Alyxia kwalotabaa

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Alyxia kwalotabaa

Description

Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate, glabrous. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4; Inflorescence axillary, a simple unbranched pleiochasium, robust, glabrous to sparsely or densely puberulent all over, 1.7-2.4 cm long; Sepals not fleshy, ovate, 1.5-2.6 by 1-2 mm, 1.1-1.7 times as long as wide, apex obtuse to acute, ciliate, glabrous outside. Stamens inserted at 6.6-10 mm from corolla base which is 0.82-0.83 of tube length; Ovaries 0.9-1.1 mm high, densely pubescent all over; Fruit black; Seeds elliptic, 18.5-22 by 12.5-16 by 11.2-14.5 mm.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Bougainville present, New Britain present, Solomon Islands present
Malesia: New Guinea (New Britain, Bougainville), Solomon Islands.

Citation

D.J. Middleton 2002 – In: Blumea. p 30