Decaisnina viridis

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Decaisnina viridis


Glabrous. Leaves opposite or rarely ternate; lamina lanceolate to elliptic, 6-12 by 2.5-6 cm, cuneate at the base to a petiole 10-35 mm long, shortly attenuate to acuminate and acute to rounded at the apex, glossy above, dull brown below; venation pinnate with the midrib distinct above and raised below and the laterals indistinct. Inflorescences at the nodes and apparently sometimes terminal, a raceme of 2 or 3 opposite usually sub- capitate pairs of triads with the central flower sessile and the lateral flowers pedicellate; axis 17-50 mm long, subtended at the base by an involucre of short thick triangular erect bracts, thick and dilated upwards; peduncles of the triads 7-17 mm long, thick, not secund; pedicels of the lateral flowers 3-8 mm long, thick.


Luzon present
Malesia: Philippines (Luzon).


For distinction as a species and taxonomic position see