Adenia penangiana var. parvifolia

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Adenia penangiana var. parvifolia

Description

Climber or creeper up to 2 m, growing from a tuber. Leaves ovate-oblong to lanceolate-linear, top longly acute or acuminate, base rounded, (1½-)2-13 by ¼-4½ cm. Inflorescences either in short-shoots or in the axils of normal leaves, up to 4 cm peduncled. Fruit excluding the 2-5 mm long gynophore 1¾-4 by 1-2 cm. Seeds subglobu-lar to ± flattened, smooth or shallowly grooved or pitted, 4-7 mm ø

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Kedah present, Langkawi Is present, NW. Malay Peninsula present, Peninsular Thailand present, Perlis present
Peninsular Thailand, in Malesia: NW. Malay Peninsula (Perlis, Kedah, Langkawi Is.). .

Notes

Fresh flowers recorded as greenish or greenish yellow, fruits as greenish turning bright red.

Citation

CRAIB 1931 – In: Fl. Siam. En. p 745
CUSSET 1967 – In: Adansonia. 373, 383
BURK. & HEND. 1925 – In: Gard. Bull. S. S. p 378
CUSSET 1967: p. 149. – In: Fl. Camb., Laos & Vietn. t. 2 f. 7, t. 5 f. 13-16
GAGN. 1921: p. 1028. – In: Fl. Gén. I.-C. f. 113, 8-13
CUSSET 1967: Adansonia. 372, 383
GAGN. 1967 – In: Adansonia. 373, 383
CRAIB 1931 – In: Fl. Siam. En. p 747
GAGN. 1918: pp. 76-77. – In: Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr.
CRAIB 1931 – In: Fl. Siam. En. p 748