Thottea paucifida

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Thottea paucifida


Undershrub, creeping below and rooting, then ascending, up to 30 cm high. Leaves chartaceous, 4.5-8 by 2.5-4.5 cm; Inflorescences axillary, in the axils of fallen leaves near the basal part of the stem, spiciform, simple or once branched, 1-3 cm long, puberulous; Stamens in 2 whorls: Capsules unknown.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present), Lawas present
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak: Div. 5, Lawas); once collected.


Allied to T. tomentosa, but leaves lax-pubescent underneath, perianth without annular ridge in the apical part of the tube, 9 stamens in 2 whorls, and 2 (or 3) glabrous style lobes.