Kopsia profunda

Primary tabs

Kopsia profunda

Description

Tree to 3 m tall. Bark grey. Branchlets glabrous, sparsely to densely lenticellate or not. Leaves: Inflorescence dichasial or cincinnate, 3.5-14 cm long with axes 1.7-12 cm long and branches 0.9-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; Sepals ovate, 1-2.1 by 1-1.4 mm, 0.8-1.5 times as long as wide, apex obtuse to acute, ciliate, glabrous outside, glabrous or puberulent at tips inside. Stamens inserted 6-9.1 mm from corolla base which is 0.3-0.4 of corolla tube length in rehydrated flowers; Ovaries 0.8-1.1 mm high, densely long pubescent on top or densely pubescent all over; Fruit (immature) falcate with a small or blunt hooked spur, sparsely puberulent (see note).

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present)
Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.

Morphology

Sketches on specimens suggest the fruit is about 2 cm long but the only actual fruit on any of the specimens is small and immature so measurements have not been given in the description above.

Citation

I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47: 127
I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47: 127
Sévenet et al. 1994 – In: J. Ethno-pharmacol.: 161
D.J. Middleton 2004 – In: Harvard Pap. Bot.: 124