Lepisanthes subg. Otophora

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Lepisanthes subg. Otophora


Leaves pari- or imparipinnate, petiole and rachis winged or not, with pseudo-stipules. Petals shorter than sepals, outside mostly glabrous, scale not crested. Stamens 5-10; Ovary 2- or 3(-4)-celled (outside Malesia also 1-celled), often glabrous. Fruits mostly not or only slightly lobed, sometimes parted, glabrous or thin-hairy, septa often more or less interrupted.


Asia-Temperate: Hainan (Hainan present), Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), Burma present, Mergui present, SE Asia present
SE Asia from Burma (Mergui) and Hainan eastwards to the Moluccas.