Notothixos floccosus

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Notothixos floccosus


Leaf lamina ovate to broadly ovate or broadly elliptic, 1.5—3(—4) by 1.2—1.5(—2) cm, attenuate or cuneate at the base to a petiole c. 5 mm long, shortly attenuate and rounded or rarely acute or obtuse at the apex. Inflorescence an indeterminate spike of 7-10 decussate pairs of cymules; axis 15-20(-40) mm long, with tufts of hairs prominent at the nodes; cymules 3-flowered with the central flower male and a bract under each flower.


Asia-Tropical: Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present), Burma present, from Philippines, Borneo and Java to New Guinea present
Sri Lanka, Burma; in Malesia: from Philippines, Borneo and Java to New Guinea.


Closely related to N. sulphureus', for differences see . For distinction as a species and conspecificity of N. curranii, N. merguiensis and N. spicatus, see .


Danser 1931 – In: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg: 458
Backer & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java: 75
Barlow 1983 – In: Brunonia: 19
Danser 1935 – In: Philipp. J. Sc.: 136