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8. Chonemorpha verrucosa (Blume) D. J. Middleton, Novon. 3: 455. 1993.

尖子藤 jian zi teng

Tabernaemontana verrucosa Blume, Bijdr. 1029. 1826; Echites rhynchosperma Wallich; Rhynchodia rhynchosperma (Wallich) K. Schumann; R. verrucosa (Blume) Woodson; Trachelospermum verrucosum (Blume) Boerlage.

Lianas to 10 m. Branches dark purple; branchlets glabrous, lenticellate. Petiole 1-3 cm; leaf blade broadly to narrowly ovate, 12-22 X 5-12 cm, abaxially pubescent, base obtuse to rounded, apex acute to caudate; lateral veins 7-15 pairs. Cymes 7-13 X 5-11 cm, puberulent. Calyx less than 7 mm. Corolla white, tinged pink; tube 5-angled, ca. 6 mm, densely pubescent inside; lobes obovate or obdeltoid, ca. 8 X 6 mm, apex rounded or truncate. Stamens inserted at middle of corolla tube. Follicles elon-gated, compressed, 19-40 cm X 7-10 mm. Seeds oblong, ca. 15 X 5 mm, coma 4.5-6 cm. Fl. Apr-Jun, fr. Aug-Dec.

Dense montane forests, ravines; 300-1000 m. Guangdong, Hainan, S Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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