Species Descriptions



 

Dissochaeta sp 3

Habitus climber. Stem cylindrical, hairy, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge conspicuous, hairy. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, hairy; blades lanceolate; apex acuminate; base cordate; five nerved; margin entire; upper surface glabrous; lower surface hairy. Located in Maliau Basin.




Morphospecies 8

Habitus shrub. Stem angular, hairy, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge insconspicuous, hairy. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles angular, hairy; blades lanceolate, elliptical; apex acuminate; base rounded; more than five nerved; margin entire; upper surface hairy, dark green; lower surface hairy, light green. Distribution, Maliau Basin.

 



 

Dissochaeta sp 4

Habitus climber. Stem cylindrical, glabrous, woody, without sap; nodes not rise; interpetiolar ridge conspicuous, swollen, without hairs. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, hairy; blades lanceolate; apex acuminate; base cordate; five nerved; margin entire; upper surface glabrous, green reddish (young leaves); lower surface glabrous. Found in Maliau Basin.




Morphospecies 9

Habitus shrub. Stem cylindrical, glabrous, woody, without sap; interpetiolar ridge conspicuous, hairy. Leaf simple, opposite, without stipule; petioles cylindrical, hairy; blades lanceolate-oblong; apex acuminate; base cordate, rounded; three nerved; margin entire; upper surface glabrous, dark green; lower surface glabrous, reddish. Located in Maliau Basin.


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