Alyxia laurina

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Alyxia laurina


Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, sparsely or densely minutely puberulent. Leaves in whorls of 3; Inflorescence terminal, a short congested compound pleiochasium, robust, densely puberulent, 1.1-1.5 cm long; Sepals ovate, 1.6 by 1.1 mm, 1.5 times as long as wide, apex acute, ciliate, densely puberulent. Stamens inserted at 5.3-6.3 mm from corolla base which is 0.79-0.81 of tube length; Ovaries c. 0.9 mm high, densely pubescent all over; Fruit stalks c. 2 mm long, with 1 article, articles dry smooth, 8.7-9.3 by 7.5-8 mm, ellipsoid, rounded. Seeds not seen.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Waigeo and surrounding islands present
Malesia: New Guinea (Waigeo and surrounding islands).


D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea: 65
A.DC. 1844 – In: Prodr.: 347
Markgr. 1927 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst.: 186
Gaudich. 1977 – In: Blumea: 391
Miq. 1857 – In: Fl. Ned. Ind.: 408
G. Don 1837: Gen. Hist.: 96