Strophanthus perakensis

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Strophanthus perakensis

Description

Slender climber reaching forest canopy, or trailing shrub. Branchlets densely lenticellate, more rarely sparsely so. Leaves: Inflorescence 2.5-5 cm long, 4-24-flowered; Sepals 1.3-4 by 0.6-1.8 mm, 1.2-3.1 times as long as wide, ovate, apex acute, pubescent, ciliate. Stamens inserted at 3.6-4.6 mm from corolla base; Ovaries sparsely and minutely puberulent, 0.7-1.6 mm long; Fruit 9.5-11.2 by 2.1-3.5 cm, densely lenticellate, fusiform, tapering towards apex. Intact seeds not seen.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Vietnam (Vietnam present), Burma present
Burma, Vietnam; in Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia.

Citation

Ridl. 1923 – In: Fl. Malay Penins. p 355
I.M. Turner 1997 – In: Gard. Bull. Singapore 47. p 129
Kerr 1939 – In: Craib, Fl. Siam. 2. p 461
Lý 1986 – In: Feddes Repert. p 633
Beentje 1982 – In: Meded. Landbouwhoogeschool Wageningen. p 119
Kerr 1939 – In: Craib, Fl. Siam. 2. p 460
D.J. Middleton 1999 – In: Fl. Thailand. p 98