Machaerina maingayi

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Machaerina maingayi


Leaves crowded at the base (sometimes a single cauline leaf present), coriaceous, equitant, ensiform, gradually narrowed from the base and shortly acuminate, smooth, 10-20 mm wide. Stamens 3; Panicle erect, oblong, rather narrow, interrupted, consisting of several distant fascicles of branches, 25-50 cm long.


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Kelantan present, Malacca present, Pahang present, Perak present, Tonkin present
Tonkin (D'ALLEIZETTE in L), in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Perak, Kelantan, Pahang, Malacca).


Well-developed perigones are very rare in the genus. Besides in M. maingayi they are only found in a few W. Indian species.


Ridl. 1907 – In: Mat. Fl. Mal. Pen. (Monoc.): 86
Clarke 1925 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 167
Clarke 1909: Ill. Cyp.: f. 1-4
KÜK. 1942 – In: Fedde, Rep. 51: 11
Ridl. 1915 – In: J. Fed. Mal. St. Mus.: 193
Clarke 1894 – In: Fl. Br. Ind.: 674