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9. Hosiea Hemsley & E. H. Wilson, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1906: 154. 1906.

无须藤属 wu xu teng shu

Shrubs climbing, without tendrils. Branches terete, lenticellate, sparsely hairy. Leaves alternate, long petiolate; leaf blade ovate, papery, pubescent, margin serrate. Cymes axillary, pubescent. Flowers bisexual, green. Calyx small, 5-lobed. Petals 5, much longer than calyx, coherent at base, outside pubescent, inside puberulent. Stamens 5, alternate petals; filaments stout; anthers rather small; glands 5, fleshy, each inserted between 2 stamens. Ovary with style conspicuous; stigma 4-lobed. Drupe compressed ellipsoid, with nonaccrescent persistent calyx.

Two species: China, Japan; one species (endemic) in China.

Lower Taxon


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