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34. Dischidanthus Tsiang, Sunyatsenia. 3: 184. 1936.

马兰藤属 ma lan teng shu

Herbs slender, twining. Cymes extra-axillary, short pedunculate, small, dense, irregularly branched. Flowers small. Calyx with 5 basal glands. Corolla urceolate, throat with a ringlike constriction at base of lobes; lobes twisted to right. Corona lobes 5 inserted on anthers, strongly laterally compressed, erect. Filaments connate into a tube; anthers with apical appendages; pollinia 2 per pollinarium, erect. Gynostegium as long as corolla tube; stigma head conical. Follicles linear-lanceolate, normally paired.

One species: southern China, Vietnam.

Lower Taxon


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