Lepeostegeres beccarii

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Lepeostegeres beccarii


Glabrous. Leaves opposite or slightly displaced; lamina narrowly ovate to ovate, 6-16 by 2-6 cm, cuneate to truncate at the base to a petiole 10-25 mm long, mostly obtuse at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib distinct above and raised below and the main laterals visible on both sides. Inflorescences at the nodes; axis 12-18 mm long, 12-18 mm wide; involucral bracts in 8-11 pairs, the longest inner ones oblong-spathulate, 60-90 mm long, remaining appressed after anthesis, red; flowers in 3 or 4 pairs of sessile triads, all with pedicels c. 0.5 mm long.


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