Alyxia sulana

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Alyxia sulana


Climber. Branchlets terete, sparsely lenticellate or not, glabrous. Leaves in whorls of 5; Inflorescence axillary, a simple unbranched pleiochasium, delicate, glabrous, 1-1.7 cm long; Sepals free, not fleshy, ovate, c. 1 by 0.8 mm, 1.25 times as long as wide, apex acute, ciliate, glabrous. Stamens inserted at c. 1.8 mm from corolla base which is 0.53 of tube length; Ovaries c. 0.7 mm high, pubescent in tufts between the carpels; Fruit black, stalks 4-6.7 mm long, with 1 article, sparsely puberulent at ends, articles with thin flesh, 13.2-20.5 by 9.5-15 mm, ellipsoid or cylindrical, symmetrical, apex rounded or apiculate. Seeds 14-14.6 by 7-9.6 by 6-8 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Sulawesi (Sulawesi present)
Malesia: Sulawesi.


D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea. p 127