Scurrula lepidota

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Scurrula lepidota

Description

Leaves opposite; lamina narrowly elliptic to ovate or obovate, (3.5-)6-12 by (1.8—)3—5.5 cm, shortly cuneate to weakly cordate at the base to a petiole (3—)6—10(—15) mm long, obtuse or rounded at the apex; venation obscure except for the midrib and a few major laterals visible on both sides. Inflorescences several at the nodes, a (2-)4-8-flowered raceme; axis (2-)12-20(-25) mm long; pedicels (l-)4-7 mm long; bract elliptic, erect, variable, (0.5—)1—1.5(—3) mm long. Fruit 8-12 mm long including a stipe 5-7 mm long, rounded at the apex.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Lesser Sunda Islands eastwards to Timor present
Malesia: Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands eastwards to Timor.

Notes

For discussion on species circumscription and conspecificity with Scurrula junghuhnii, S. kalahiensis, S. medinensis and S. obovata see

Citation

Backer & Bakh. f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 74
Backer & Bakh. f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 73