Lepisanthes sect. Pseudotophora

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Lepisanthes sect. Pseudotophora


Leaves mostly paripinnate, l-8(-14)-jugate, mostly glabrous; Inflorescences rarely terminal, nearly always axillary, rami-or cauliflorous, solitary or few together, simple or branched, hairy or glabrous. Sepals (3 or) 4 or 5, outside hairy or glabrous. Petals 4 or 5, outside glabrous or hairy; Stamens 5-8(-10); Ovary 2- or 3 (-4)-celled, mostly glabrous. Fruits rarely lobed, smooth, glabrous, septa mostly interrupted to nearly fully reduced.


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), SE Asia present
2 species, in SE Asia and Malesia as far east as the Moluccas.