Ehretia asperula

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Ehretia asperula


Climbing shrub. Leaves: petiole (0.5—)0.8—1(—1.5) cm; blade lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, (1.5—)3—15 by 0.8-5.5 cm, entire or widely repanded dentate, base narrowly rounded to obliquely truncate, apex acuminate, nerves (4-)5(-6) on each side, glabrous on both sides or with few hairs along nerves beneath. Inflorescence terminal and lateral on short branches, loosely corymbose to paniculoid, patent bristly, with numerous flowers; pedicels 0.8-3 mm long. Stamens very long exserted. Fruit globose to subglobose, c. 3.5 mm in diameter.


Asia-Temperate: Hainan (Hainan present), Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Sumatera (Sumatera present); Vietnam (Vietnam present), Johore present
Hainan, Vietnam; Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia (Johore), Borneo, Java.


Backer & Bakh. f. 1965: p. 460. – In: Fl. Java: in adnot.
I.M. Johnston 1951 – In: J. Arnold Arbor. 32: 106