Species Descriptions



 

Medinilla speciosa

Habitus shrub. Stem cylindrical, glabrous, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge conspicuous, hairy. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, glabrous; blades elliptical, ovate; apex acuminate; base acute, rounded; have more than five nerved; margin entire; upper surface glabrous, dark green; lower surface glabrous, light green. Inflorescence terminal, peduncles cylindrical, glabrous; flower calyx glabrous with four sepals; flower color pink, corolla with four petals. This species could find in Mount Kinabalu.




Morphospecies 5

Habitus shrub. Stem cylindrical, glabrous, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge insconspicuous, glabrous. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, glabrous; blades oblong, elliptical, lanceolate, oblong-rounded; apex acuminate; base acuminate; three nerved; margin entire; upper surface glabrous, dark green; lower surface glabrous, light green. Distribution, Lambir.




 

Dissochaeta sp 1

Habitus shrub. Stem cylindrical, hairy, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge insconspicuous, hairy. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, hairy; blades elliptical; apex acuminate; base cordate; five nerved; margin entire; upper surface hairy, dark green; lower surface hairy, light green. Dissochaeta sp 1 found in Lambir.




Phyllagathis sp

Habitus herb. Stem cylindrical, hairy, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge insconspicuous, hairy. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, hairy; blades lanceolate, elliptical (rare); apex acuminate; base acute; has more than five nerved; margin entire; upper surface hairy, dark green; lower surface hairy, reddish. Inflorescence terminal; peduncles cylindrical, glabrous; flower calyx hairy with four sepals; flower color pink, corolla with four petals. This morphospecies only found in Mount Kinabalu.

 

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