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Fissistigma lanuginosum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr.

Fissistigma lanuginosum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr.

Family

Annonaceae

Synonyms

Melodorum lanuginosum Hook.f. & Thomson

Vernacular Names

Malaysia Larak api, selusoh semang (Peninsular).

Geographical Distributions

Fissistigma lanuginosum is distributed in Indo-China, Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore.

Description

F. lanuginosum is a large liana where its leaves are oblong or obovate-oblong in shape, with a size of measuring  9-21 cm x 4-8 cm.

The leaves are rufous-lanate hairy with distinct tertiary venation below. The outer pinkish petals are measure 3-3.5 cm long.

The monocarp is nearly spherical in shape, measure about 2 cm in diametre and with stalk up to measure 0.5 cm long.

Ecology / Cultivation

F. lanuginosum occurs in open forest and in forest edges, and is locally common in Peninsular Malaysia.

Line Drawing / Photograph

Fissistigma_lanuginosum

References

    1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No. 12 (3): Medicinal and poisonous plants.

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