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Aeschynanthus radicans, Jack 1823

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Aeschynanthus radicans Jack.
(Not A. radicans Wallich, which is A.griffithii R. Brown).
Stems scrambling and trailing, hairy; leaves hairy especially below, up to 4 x 2.8cm long, elliptic to ovate, apex bluntly pointed; inflorescences axillary and terminal, usually 2-flowered; calyx up to 2.1 cm, green sometimes flushed reddish, hairy; corolla up to 5.5cm long, externally scarlet with white hairs, internally whitish in throat, glabrous; stamens not exserted.

Distribution:
Thailand, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Sarawak & Kalimantan


Credit photo:
Nurkholis Sastro at Lebong Regency, South West Sumatra

Reference :

  • http://www.globinmed.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=62772:aeschynanthus-radicans-jack&catid=365:a
  • http://www.gardeningsingapore.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=61:aeschynanthus-a-taxonomic-study&catid=35:plant-care&Itemid=53
  • http://www.gesneriads.ca/genaesch.htm

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