Miquelia celebica

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Miquelia celebica

Description

High climbing shrub, much ramified. Branchlets slender, green-olivaceous when dry, striate, sub-glabrous. Leaves elliptic-, sometimes ovate-, rarely lanceolate-oblong, apex shortly acuminate, tip submucronate by the protruding midrib, base a little oblique, broadly cuneate to truncate-rounded, sometimes shallowly cordate, thin-chartaceous, entire, or rarely obsoletely repand to coarsely few-lobed, initially with scattered rather scabrid short hairs (also found on the inflorescence) underneath, early glabrescent, 9-15(-20) by 4-7.5(-10) cm, midrib and nerves slightly raised beneath only, lateral nerves 1-2 basal and 4-6 higher pairs, all curved-ascendent and rather obscurely inarching before the edge, no proper reticulation;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Buton I present, Luzon present, Minahasa present, Mindanao present, Padang present, W. Sumatra present
Malesia: W. Sumatra (Padang, once found), Borneo, Philippines (Luzon to Mindanao), Celebes (Minahasa, Buton I.). .

Citation

SLEUM. 1969 – In: Blumea. p 231
BAILL. 1873 – In: DC., Prod. 17. p 14
Bl. 1849: p. 42. – In: Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. f. 8
WALP. 1851 – In: Ann. p 22
DAHL 1952: p. 275. – In: J. Arn. Arb. f. 74
VIDAL 1885: Phan. Cuming Philip. p 103
BECC. 1877 – In: Malesia. p 124
Miq. 1856 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 798
SCHNIZL. – In: Ic. t. 172, f. 22-31
BAILL. 1873 – In: DC., Prod. 17. p 14
BAILL. 1886: Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. p 86
Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 492
Koord. 1898: Minah. p 393