Thottea curvisemen

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Thottea curvisemen


Erect shrub, 1-1.30 m high. Leaves chartaceous, broad-elliptic or elliptic, 18.5-26 by 9-18 cm; Inflorescences axillary, in axils of bracts or reduced leaves, spiciform, c. 3 cm long, puberulous; Stamens in 2 whorls: Capsule (only one seen) narrow fusiform, 4.5 by 0.6 cm, straight, distinctly 4-angular, almost glabrous. Seeds flattened, boat-shaped, broad-ellipsoid in side view, c. 2-2.5 mm long, ± obtuse or truncate at both ends (depending on the position in the fruit), rather smooth with only sparse granules on both surfaces.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present), Bukit Raya present, Kapit present, Pelagus present
Malesia: Borneo: Sarawak (Kapit: Bukit Raya, Pelagus), once collected.


Allied to T. borneensis.