Acridocarpus alternifolius (Schumach. & Thonn.) Nied.

Author(s): 
Hook. f.
Concept: 
Oliver. FTA 1868
Description: 
Extremities slender, glabrous or very early glabrescent. Leaves alternate, firmly membranous, oblong-elliptical, subacute or cuspidate, rounded or slightly narrowed at the base, entire or undulate-denticulate, glabrous, 2 1/2-4 in. long, 1-2 in. broad, with or without the basal glands. Flowers in very short corymbose racemes, terminal or on short axillary shoots. Pedicels slender, spreading, rusty-pubescent, 1/2- 3/4 in. Bracts subulate, rather rigid. Calyx with 1-4 sunken glands. Wings glabrous, either rather broader above or broadly oblong, 1 in. or less in length, diverging at 70deg-80deg in our specimens, still red or purple when dry.
Family: 
Malpighiaceae
Source: 
FTA
corymbosus
A
Flora Taxon: 
Acridocarpus corymbosus Hook. f.
Classification: 

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