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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Borneo.

[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

Type
Type: Systellantha fruticosa (B. C. Stone) B. C. Stone.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or tree to 3 m
Morphology Branches
Branches with internodes ridged on each side
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, margins entire or denticulate, lamina ab- and adaxially sparsely covered with sessile glands; lamina recurving on drying
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences axillary, racemose but condensed and brachyblast-like, densely bracteate, pistillate flowers proximal and staminate flowers at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Staminate flowers tetramerous, tubular corolla fused at the base, lobes ovate, apex attenuate or acute, dextrose imbricate in bud; stamens antipetalous, attached to the corolla tube, anthers basifixed dehiscing longitudinally, lanceolate, connective apiculate to caudate, pistillode lacking Pistillate flowers as staminate but: staminodes lacking, ovary subglobose to ovoid, style erect, stigma truncate, ovules few, 1 – 3
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits globose to sub-globose, apex very short acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds single, globose, apex very short acuminate.
Distribution
Endemic to Borneo, and currently known from Sabah, Sarawak and Kalimantan; no collections currently known from Brunei.

Native to:

Borneo

Systellantha B.C.Stone appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Malayan Nat. J. 46: 14 (1992)

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Bulletin
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