Alyxia pullei

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Alyxia pullei


Climber. Branchlets strongly angled, sparsely lenticellate or not, glabrous. Leaves in whorls of 4-6; Inflorescence axillary, a simple unbranched pleiochasium or with 1 or 2 internodes and unbranched side branches, delicate to robust, glabrous or sparsely puberulent in upper parts, 1.8-3.6 cm long; Sepals ovate, 1.5-2 by 1.1-1.8 mm, 0.9-1.7 times as long as wide, apex rounded to acute, ciliate, glabrous outside. Stamens inserted at 4.1-5.1 mm from corolla base which is 0.59-0.69 of tube length; Ovaries 0.8-1.1 mm high, pubescent in tuft between carpels; Fruit yellow turning black, stalks 1.7-3.5 mm long, with 1-3 articles in each string, 0-1.3 mm between articles, glabrous, articles with thin flesh, 8-13 by 6.2-8 mm, ellipsoid or globose, symmetrical, apex rounded. Seeds c. 8.6 by 4.4 by 4.3 mm.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea.


P. Royen 1983 – In: Alpine Fl. New Guinea: 2849
D.J. Middleton 2000 – In: Blumea: 94
Utteridge 2006 – In: R.J. Johns et al., Alp. Subalp. Fl. Mount Jaya: 189
Markgr. 2001 – In: PROSEA: 71
Markgr. 1977 – In: Blumea: 384
Kaneh. & Hatus. 1941 – In: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo): 492
Markgr. 1927 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst.: 186