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10. Melodinus hemsleyanus Diels, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 539. 1900.

川山橙 chuan shan chen

Trachelospermum esquirolii H. Léveillé.

Lianas stout, to 8 m, juvenile parts densely minutely tomentose. Petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade elliptic, oblong, or narrowly so, 7-15 X 4-5 cm, somewhat leathery, lustrous and glabrous adaxially, pubescent near veins abaxially, base cuneate or obtuse, apex acuminate; lateral veins ca. 10 pairs, conspicuous on both surfaces. Cymes terminal. Sepals ovate-oblong, ca. 7 mm, densely pubescent outside, apex acu-minate. Corolla white, tube ca. 1 cm, puberulent on both surfaces; lobes narrowly elliptic, ca. 8 mm; corona scales minute, unequal. Berries ellipsoid, to 7.5 X 3 cm. Seeds narrowly elliptic, ca. 9 mm. Fl. May-Aug, fr. Jul-Dec.

* Sparse montane woods; 500-1500 m. Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan.


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