Kopsia sleeseniana

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Kopsia sleeseniana

Description

Small tree reported at 2 m tall. Branchlets glabrous, not lenticellate, terete or weakly angled. Leaves: Inflorescence dichasial, lax, robust, higher order branching is not opposite but alternate, 6-10.2 cm long with axes 2.2-7.5 cm long and branches 1.6-2.2 mm wide, glabrous; Sepals ovate, 1.3-1.6 by 1-1.6 mm, 1-1.3 times as long as wide, apex rounded or obtuse, ciliate, glabrous outside and inside. Stamens inserted c. 22 mm from corolla base which is c. 0.8 of corolla tube length in rehydrated flowers; Ovaries c. 1.2 mm high, densely pubescent on top; Fruit flattened oblique ellipsoid with a blunt hooked spur, c. 16-17 by 7 by 4 mm, densely puberulent.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present)
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak)

Citation

Sévenet et al. 1994 – In: J. Ethno-pharmacol.: 161
D.J. Middleton 2004 – In: Harvard Pap. Bot.: 130
P.S. Ashton 1988: Man. non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak: 39
Markgr. 2004 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak: 36