Scurrula ferruginea

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Scurrula ferruginea

Description

Leaves opposite; lamina elliptic to ovate or slightly obovate, (3-)5-10 by (1.5-)2-5.5 cm, cuneate to weakly cordate at the base to a petiole 2-6(-10) mm long, obtuse or rounded at the apex; venation obscure except for the midrib and a few major laterals visible above. Inflorescences several at the nodes, a 2- to 5-flowered raceme; axis 2—10(—15) mm long; pedicels 0.5-2.5(-4) mm long; bract narrow, erect, 1—2(—3) mm long. Fruit 8-10 mm long including a stipe 4-6 mm long, rounded at the apex.

Distribution

India to southern China and Vietnam present, Malesia: Western parts, extending eastwards as far as Palawan, Celebes and Flores present
India to southern China and Vietnam; Malesia: Western parts, extending eastwards as far as Palawan, Celebes and Flores.

Notes

Probably hybridizes with other Scurrula species; for discussion see

Citation

Barlow - in Blumea. 1991: 73
Danser - in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. 1931: 432
Backer & Bakh. f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 74