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4. Anodendron affine (Hooker & Arnott) Druce, Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles. 4: 605. 1917.

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Holarrhena affinis Hooker & Arnott, Bot. Beechey Voy. 198. 1837; Aganosma laevis Champion ex Bentham; Anodendron affine var. effusum Tsiang; A. affine var. pingpienense Tsiang & P. T. Li; A. fangchengense Tsiang & P. T. Li; A. laeve (Champion ex Bentham) Maximowicz ex Franchet & Savatier; A. salicifolium Tsiang & P. T. Li; A. suishaense Hayata.

Lianas to 10 m, glabrous except for corolla. Branches pale gray. Petiole 0.5-2 cm; leaf blade deep green adaxially, lighter abaxially, narrowly oblong to narrowly ovate, 3-14 X 1.2-5 cm, papery or somewhat leathery; lateral veins 6-12 pairs, usually wrinkled in dry state. Cymes paniculate, terminal or axillary, 3-26 X 3-13 cm, long pedunculate. Sepals ovate, 2-3 mm. Corolla white or yellowish green, pilose inside, tube 3-4.5 mm; lobes falcate, narrowly oblong, as long as or shorter than tube. Stamens inserted at base of corolla tube; disc cup-shaped, shallowly 5-lobed or entire, attached to ovaries. Follicles narrowly ellipsoid, dilated at base, 8-13 X 1.6-3 cm. Seeds tawny, beaked, ca. 2 cm x 6 mm, coma ca. 6 cm. Fl. Apr-Nov.

Sparse woods, brushwoods; 200-1000 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [India, Japan, Vietnam].


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