Alyxia mujongensis

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Alyxia mujongensis

Description

Climber. Bark grey. Branchlets terete or weakly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, densely and minutely puberulent or with longer hairs, sometimes glabrescent. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4; Inflorescence axillary, flowers solitary or in a simple unbranched pleiochasium, delicate, glabrous to densely puberulent, 0.7-1.2 cm long; Sepals free, not fleshy, ovate, 0.9-1 by 0.6 mm, 1.5-1.7 times as long as wide, apex acute, ciliate or not ciliate, glabrous. Stamens inserted at c. 4.1 mm from corolla base which is 0.72 of tube length; Ovaries c. 0.5 mm high, pubescent in tuft between carpels or very sparsely pubescent around base only; Fruit with 1 article, articles with thin flesh, 7-8.2 by 5.5-6.5 mm, ellipsoid, subglobose or cylindrical, symmetrical, apex rounded. Seeds elliptic, 6.2-7.7 by 4.7-6.2 by 4.1-4.8 mm.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present
Malesia: Borneo.

Citation

D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea. p 79