Spirolobium cambodianum

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Spirolobium cambodianum

Description

Small shrub to 2 m tall. Branchlets sparsely puberulent, more rarely glabrous or densely puberulent. Leaves: Inflorescence axes pubescent. Sepals 2.5-6.4 mm long, 0.7-1 mm wide at base, narrower for most of length; Stamens inserted at point where corolla tube widens; Ovaries 0.9-1 mm long; Fruit 8.5-19 cm by 2.2-3.5 mm. Seeds 4-9 by 0.8-1.4 mm;

Distribution

Anambas Islands present, Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Cambodia (Cambodia present); Laos (Laos present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Thailand (Thailand present); Vietnam (Vietnam present), Langkawi present, Perlis present, West Kalimantan present
Thailand, LaosCambodia, Vietnam; in Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia (Langkawi, Perlis), Borneo (West Kalimantan, Anambas Islands).

Notes

This species is particularly variable in leaf shape and size. The occurrence of this species in Borneo is known only from a spirit collection in BO from West Kalimantan.

Citation

I.M. Turner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1997: 129
Kerr - in Craib, Fl. Siam. 2. 1939: 451
Pit. - in Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3. 1933: 1166
Whitmore - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1973: 5
Steenis - in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. 1948: 408
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 349
D.J. Middleton - in Fl. Thailand. 1999: 76
Lý - in Feddes Repert. 1986: 619