Triaspis schliebenii A. Ernst

Author(s): 
A. Ernst
Concept: 
E. Launert FTEA 1968
Description: 
A woody slender-stemmed climber; younger stems and inflorescences appressed yellowish-sericeous, older ones glabrescent and lenticellate. Leaf-lamina ovate-oblong or lanceolate, 5.5-12 x 1.5-4 cm., acuminate, base rounded or sometimes slightly cordate, chartaceous, hirsute on both surfaces, more densely so beneath; petiole 4-12 mm. long, canaliculate, hirsute; stipules very small, deciduous. Flowers in terminal and axillary many-flowered corymbs, zygomorphic, +/- 1 cm. in diameter; bracts lanceolate, up to 2 mm. long; bracteoles filiform, +/- 1 mm. long. Sepals ovate-oblong, 1-1.3 mm. long, glabrous. Petals (? white), oblong-ovate, +/- 9 mm. long and 4 mm. broad, subhastate, entire or irregularly dentate at margins, shortly clawed. Stamens with anthers +/- 1.5 mm. long; filaments filiform, +/- 2 mm. long. Ovary glabrous; styles +/- 4 mm. long, glabrous. Samara unknown.
Family: 
Malpighiaceae
Source: 
FTEA
schliebenii
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Flora Taxon: 
Triaspis schliebenii A. Ernst
Classification: 

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