Flabellaria paniculata Cav.

Author(s): 
Cavan.
Concept: 
E. Launert FTEA 1968
Description: 
A tall climber up to 15 m. in length; stems up to 10 cm. or slightly more in diameter, lenticellate, younger ones with a +/- dense grey or yellowish silky indumentum. Leaf-lamina broadly elliptic, ovate, ovate-subcircular, or rarely lanceolate, 5-15 x 4-10 cm., obtuse, subacute or apiculate, rounded or subcordate at the base, subcoriaceous, upper surface usually glabrous, lower surface appressed silky-tomentose; lateral nerves 4-6 pairs; petiole 1-2.5 cm. long, canaliculate, tomentose. Inflorescences up to 20 cm. long, +/- lax; bracts oblanceolate, 3-7 mm. long, deciduous or +/- persistent; bracteoles very small, elliptic, +/- persistent; pedicels up to 5 mm. long. Flowers +/- 1 cm. in diameter. Sepals oblong-lanceolate, 5-6.5 mm. long, usually reflexed, tomentose outside. Petals oblanceolate, up to 7 mm. long, entire, glabrous, rounded at the apex. Anthers elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 1.25-1.75 mm. long; filaments 2-3 mm. long, glabrous. Styles 3-4 mm. long. Samara 3-4 cm. in diameter, usually green. Fig. 7.
Family: 
Malpighiaceae
Source: 
FTEA
paniculata
A
Synonym(s): 
Flabellaria paniculata var. mollis Engl.: Hiraea pinnata Willd.: Triaspis flabellaria Juss.: Triopteris pinnata (Willd.) Poir.
Flora Taxon: 
Flabellaria paniculata Cavan.
Classification: 

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