Lepisanthes subg. Lepisanthes

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Lepisanthes subg. Lepisanthes


Leaves paripinnate, petiole and rachis not winged, without (outside Malesia exceptionally with) pseudo-stipules. Petals longer than sepals, outside at least partly sericeous, scale crested or not. Stamens (4—)8(—18); Ovary 2- or 3-celled, densely hairy to subglabrous. Fruits slightly, rarely distinctly lobed, densely hairy, rarely glabrous, septa never interrupted.


Asia-Temperate: Hainan (Hainan present), Asia-Tropical: Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present), S and SE Asia present
S and SE Asia from Sri Lanka to Hainan, and Malesia.