Pentaphragma horsfieldii (Miq.) Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 8: 249 1953. (syn: Cyrtandra horsfieldii Miq.; Pentaphragma scortechinii King & Gamble; Pentaphragma sumatrana Ridl.);

peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Pahang, Selangor, Melaka) as per Catalogue of Life;


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Malaysia – Wild Flower for ID – 080814 – RK – 3 : 11 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2).
Fraser’s hill – 17/07/2014 – afternoon


Probably a Gesneriaceae member?


May be a species of Pentaphragma (Pentaphragmataceae)


The genus Cyrtandromoea and family Gesneriaceae. I am not sure about the species name.


These two photographs look like Epithema of Gesneriaceae. There are so many species extending from Africa to India and SE, Asia. Therefore I am unable to identify the species.


Sorry, from these photographs I could reach only up to the generic name. It is impossible to proceed further unless full plant is examined and dissected.


I just had a look into the efi-homepage and came across a plant running under “Gesneriaceae member- Fraser’s hill, Malaysia”
(/species/a—l/g/gesneriaceae/gesneriaceae-member-1/fraser-s-hill).
This is not a gesneriad, but definitely a Pentaphragma, most probably P.  horsfieldii, of the family Pentaphragmataceae (Asteridae).


so we did really not have a conclusion on this case way back in 2014, I am glad … found it


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