Lepisanthes dictyophylla

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Lepisanthes dictyophylla

Description

Shrub or liana, glabrous except the fulvous hairy buds and bracts. Leaves 3-4-jugate; Inflorescences solitary, simple, 3.5-18 cm long; Petals 5, subsessile, oblong-elliptic, up to 3 by 2 mm, fairly densely ciliolate; Stamens 5, filaments partly hairy; Ovary 2-celled, glabrous; Fruits not observed.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, E New Guinea present
Malesia: E New Guinea.

Notes

Closely related to L. senegalensis.

Citation

Radlk. 1932 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. p 713