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7. Tylophora insulana Tsiang & P. T. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 12: 134. 1974.

台湾娃儿藤 tai wan wa er teng

Lianas to 2 m, pubescent throughout. Petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade lanceolate, 3.5-7 × 0.8-1.5 cm, papery, base truncate to subcordate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 3-5 pairs. Inflorescences shorter than leaves; peduncle slender; rachis simple, longer than peduncle; cymules umbel-like, many flowered. Sepals lanceolate; glands absent. Corolla rotate; tube short; lobes broadly ovate. Corona lobes subglobose, apex rounded and reaching base of anthers. Anthers oblong, appendages rounded; pollinia oblong, horizontal. Ovaries glabrous. Stigma head discoid.

* Montane forests. Taiwan.


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