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

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