Uncaria longiflora var. pteropoda

Uncaria longiflora (Poir.) Merr. var. pteropoda (Miq.)

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaf underside
MacRitchie; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Leaves: Large leaves of “13.5-19 cm long by 8-16cm wide”. Winged petiole.

Recurved spines
MacRitchie; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Stem
MacRitchie; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Reference:

Tan, H. T. W.., K. S. Chua & I. M. Turner, 1995. Rubiaceae of the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Gardens’ Bulletin, Supplement No. 3: 29-59.

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