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3. Streptocaulon Wight & Arnott in Wight, Contr. Bot. India. 64. 1834.

马莲鞍属 ma lian an shu

Shrubs or lianas. Cymes extra-axillary or terminal, lax, irregularly forked. Calyx glands 5, minute. Corolla rotate; tube short, overlapping to right. Corona lobes 5, slender, inflexed, adnate to filaments. Stamens inserted at corolla base; filaments distinct, threadlike, alternate with minute teeth; anthers connivent, adnate to stigma head, appendages membranous; pollen tetrads in solitary masses in each anther cell, pollen carriers erect; retinaculum minute, dilated at base. Stigma head convex, angular. Follicles paired, divaricate, cylindric, ovoid, or beaked.

About five species: SE Asia, one in China.

Lower Taxon


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