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3. Brandisia discolor J. D. Hooker & Thomson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 11. 1864.

异色来江藤 yi se lai jiang teng

Shrubs, scandent, densely tawny stellate tomentose. Branches glabrescent. Petiole ca. 6 mm; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, to 9 X 2 cm, dark dirty brown when dry, abaxially glabrescent, base cuneate to subrounded, margin entire, apex acute. Flowers solitary. Pedicel 1-1.4 cm. Bracteoles linear, inserted at middle of pedicel. Calyx campanulate, 6-8 mm, purple-brown sericeous-villous within, 5-veined; lobes 5, ca. 3 mm, apex acute. Corolla dirty yellow to pale purple-brown, ca. 2 cm, outside densely yellow-brown stellate pubescent; lower lip lobes ovate-orbicular, middle lobe larger than lateral lobes; upper lip to 8 mm, apex retuse. Ovary and style densely stellate tomentose. Capsule ovoid-globose, ca. 1.2 cm, stellate tomentose, apex acute. Fl. Nov-Feb.

Forests or along trails; ca. 1500 m. S Yunnan [India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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