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This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo (Sabah).

[KBu]

Drinkell, C. & Utteridge, T.M.A. 2015. A revision of the genus Systellantha B. C. Stone. Studies in Malaysian Myrsinaceae IV. Kew Bulletin 70: 50. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-015-9603-8

Morphology General Indumentum
Indumentum of minute, ferruginous multi-cellular hairs with a sub-globose glandular apex, and sessile glands
Morphology Branches
Branches slender, fawn, internodes ridged on each side, glabrous (rarely with multi-cellular hairs)
Morphology Leaves
Leaves: blade elliptic (rarely narrowly lanceolate), 9 – 28 cm long, 1.4 – 9 cm wide, chartaceous, apex attenuate or acuminate, base acute, tending to wither on drying, margins denticulate along c. mid ⅔ of the lamina; secondary veins about 20 – 50 pairs; lamina ab- and adaxially sparsely sessile-glandular; petiole 5 – 25 mm long, glabrous (rarely with multi-cellular hairs)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences small, axillary; basal bracts 1 mm long, densely covered with multi-cellular hairs and sessile glands; pedicels 1 – 4 mm long (up to 15 mm in fruiting material), glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Staminate flowers: calyx lobes rounded, triangular, c. 1 mm long, apex acute, margins hyaline, hairy with multi-cellular hairs only, abaxially sessile-glandular; petals ovate, apex acute, c. 3.7 mm long, 1.5 mm wide, pink (fideChew et al-2938), ab- and adaxially sparsely elliptic to linear sessile-glandular, (multi-cellular hairs adaxially only from the base to the middle of the petal) Pistillate flower n.v.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 2.5 mm long, c. 1 mm wide, filaments c. 0.5 mm long, anthers lanceolate, connective apiculate, drying ferruginous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globose, apex very short acuminate, 6 – 8 mm diam., fruit colour white tinged pink (fideClemenss.n.), pink to mauve-purple (fide Chew et al-2938), mature fruit reddish (fide Beaman et al-7279) densely elliptic to linear sessile-glandular, 1-seeded, globose, apex very short acuminate, 3.5 mm diam. Fig. 1.
Type
Type: Malaysia, Sabah [6°0'0""N 116°35'0""E], 1220 m, 10 Sept. 1961, Chew et al. 2938 (holotype K!).
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree to c. 1.5 m

Native to:

Borneo

Systellantha serratifolia Drinkell & Utteridge appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 70(4)-50: 5 (2015)

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Bulletin
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0