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8. Alyxia marginata Pitard in Lecomte & Humbert, Fl. Indo-Chine. 3: 1123. 1933.

陷边链珠藤 xian bian lian zhu teng

Alyxia funingensis Tsiang & P. T. Li.

Lianas woody, to 3 m, glabrous except for inflorescences. Branchlets dark gray, warty. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3; petiole 3-10 mm; leaf blade elliptic, narrowly elliptic, or obovate, 7-17 X 1.4-5 cm, papery, abaxially glabrous; lateral veins numerous, inconspicuous abaxially, marginal veins present. Cymes axillary, 1-2 cm, puberulent. Sepals ovate, 3-3.5 mm, acute, pubescent outside. Corolla white or creamy white, tube 5-10 mm, densely pubescent inside, lobes ovate, ca. 3 mm. Ovary puberulent. Fruit moniliform, articles subglobose, 1-1.6 X 0.8-1.1 cm. Fl. Sep-Nov, fr. Oct-Dec.

Dense forests, brushwood, forest borders; 200-1800 m. SW Guangxi, Yunnan [Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam].


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