1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Systellantha B.C.Stone

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to 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.
    Habit
    Shrub or tree to 3 m
    Branches
    Branches with internodes ridged on each side
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, margins entire or denticulate, lamina ab- and adaxially sparsely covered with sessile glands; lamina recurving on drying
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences axillary, racemose but condensed and brachyblast-like, densely bracteate, pistillate flowers proximal and staminate flowers at the apex
    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
    Fruits
    Fruits globose to sub-globose, apex very short acuminate
    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.

    Distribution

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

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

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