Willughbeia oblonga

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Willughbeia oblonga

Description

Leaves: Inflorescence axillary; Sepals ovate, 2.1-2.8 mm long, lobes 1.9-2.1 by 1-1.4 mm, 1.5-1.9 times as long as wide, apex obtuse or rounded, brown puberulent, ciliate. Stamens inserted at c. 4.2 mm from corolla base which is 0.55 of tube length; Ovary c. 0.9 mm long; Fruit oblong, c. 4.8 by 1.5 cm. Seeds rounded, flattened, 9-12 by 7-10 by 2.5-5 mm.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present)
Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.

Uses

Said to have been exploited by local people to glue poison to their arrows.

Citation

D.J. Middleton - in Blumea. 1993: 16
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1923: 323
King & Gamble - in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. 1907: 393
I.M. Turner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1997: 131
Markgr. - in Blumea. 1973: 411
Hook.f. - in PROSEA. 2000: 135