Kopsia tenuis

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Kopsia tenuis


Tree or shrub to 6 m tall, to 15 cm dbh. Bark brown, slightly flaky. Branchlets glabrous, sparsely lenticellate or not, terete. Leaves: Inflorescence delicate, lax, dichasial or flowers solitary, 3.7-17 cm long with axes 1.1-15 cm long and branches 0.5-5 mm wide, sparsely puberulent; Sepals ovate, 1 by 0.9-1 mm, 1-1.1 times as long as wide, rounded, ciliate, glabrous. Stamens inserted c. 14 mm from corolla base which is c. 0.8 of corolla tube length in rehydrated flowers; Ovaries c. 0.9 mm high, glabrous; Fruit flattened oblique ellipsoid with a blunt hooked spur, 12.5-15 by 5.6-7.3 by 3-3.4 mm, spur 3-4 mm long, sparsely puberulent.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present)
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak).


Markgr. 1973 – In: Blumea: 424
P.S. Ashton 1988: Man. non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak: 39
J.A.R. Anderson 1980: Checklist Trees Sarawak: 149
D.J. Middleton 2004 – In: Harvard Pap. Bot.: 133
Sleesen 1959 – In: Fl. Mal. Misc. Rec.: 11
Leenh. & Steenis 2004 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak: 41
Sévenet et al. 1994 – In: J. Ethno-pharmacol.: 162