Lepeostegeres alveolatus

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Lepeostegeres alveolatus


Glabrous. Leaves opposite; lamina ovate to obovate, 3-10 by 1.5-8 cm, cuneate at the base to a distinct petiole 8-16 mm long, rounded at the apex, dull on both sides; venation pinnate with the midrib distinct above and raised below and the main laterals obscure above and visible below. Inflorescences at the nodes; axis 4-6 mm long, 5-7 mm wide; involucral bracts in 8 or 9 pairs, the longest inner ones narrowly spathulate, 20-30 mm long, spreading somewhat after anthesis; the flowers in 1-3 pairs of sessile triads, all shortly pedicellate.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Sulawesi (Sulawesi present)
Malesia: Borneo, Celebes.


A poorly known species possibly closely related to Lepeostegeres conges- tiflorus; for discussion see