Alyxia vera

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Alyxia vera


Climber. Branchlets weakly angled, not lenticellate, glabrous. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4; Inflorescence axillary, a simple unbranched pleiochasium, delicate, glabrous, 0.7-1.5 cm long; Sepals ovate, 0.8-0.9 by 0.6-0.7 mm, 1.1-1.5 times as long as wide, apex obtuse to acute, ciliate or not, glabrous. Stamens inserted at c. 2.3 mm from corolla base which is 0.77 of tube length; Ovaries c. 0.7 mm high, glabrous; Fruit with 1 article, glabrous, articles with thin flesh, 8.6-9.3 by 7.3-8.2 mm, globose, symmetrical, apex rounded. Seeds elliptic, c. 8 by 6.8 by 6 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present)
Malesia: Moluccas.


Roxb. 1832 – In: Fl. Ind., ed. 2. p 699
Spreng. 1827 – In: Syst. Veg. p 109
auct. non (J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.) Roem. & Schult.: Roxb. 1874: Fl. Ind. p 235