Wendlandia luzoniensis

Ordas, Jorge Anton D., Pinarok, Neil Alejandro A., Romeroso, Roanne B., Alejandro, Grecebio Jonathan D. & Banag-Moran, Cecilia I., 2019, A checklist of Rubiaceae species from Eastern Samar, Visayas, Philippines, Check List 15 (2), pp. 295-312: 297-300

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http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.2.295

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Wendlandia luzoniensis


Wendlandia luzoniensis   D.C., Prodr. 4 (1830) 412.

Materials examined. Table 2. Fig. 4G

Small to medium-sized tree about 4–6 m high. Leaves narrowly to widely elliptic, 14–18 × 5–7 cm with a few or scattered hairs on the blades, puberulent on the midrib. Inflorescence terminal, paniculiform, many flowered, puberulent. Calyx 1–1.5 mm, globose to sub- globose, puberulent. Corolla tubular, white, lobes 1 mm, tube 3–4 mm. Fruits globose to subglobose, capsular, somehow woody, 1–2 mm, with calyx remnants.

Wendlandia luzoniensis   is widely distributed on the Philippines, inhabiting low to medium elevation, primary and secondary forests. However, this is the first report of this species occurring in the Visayas.