Brassaiopsis elegans

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Brassaiopsis elegans


Shrub, stems with few to many prickles, young parts rufous-tomentose, becoming glabrous. Leaves digitately compound, or occasionally simple; Inflorescence a lax gracefully pendent raceme of umbellules; Petals 5, triangular, 2.5 mm long. Stamens 2 mm long, anthers oblong. Ovary obconic, c. 2 mm high; Fruit globose, 6 mm high, with a persistent calyx rim and stylar column.


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Pahang present, Selangor present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Selangor, Pahang), very local.


Ridl. 1922 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 888
Stone 1977: p. 282. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: f. 4