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1. Getonia floribunda Roxburgh, Pl. Coromandel. 1: 61. 1798.

萼翅藤 e chi teng

Calycopteris floribunda (Roxburgh) Lamarck ex Poiret; C. nutans (Roxburgh) Kurz; C. nutans var. glabriuscula Kurz; C. nutans var. roxburghii Kurz; Combretum sericeum (Walpers) Wallich ex C. B. Clarke (1878), not G. Don (1824); Getonia nitida Roth; G. nutans Roxburgh; Poivrea sericea Walpers.

Lianas to 10 m or more tall. Branchlets densely pilose. Petiole 8-12 mm, densely pilose; leaf blade green adaxially, 5-15 × 3-7 cm, leathery, abaxially densely dark scaly and pilose, adaxially glabrescent but persistently pilose on midvein and lateral veins; lateral veins in 5-8(-10) pairs. Panicles to 30 cm or more; peduncle and rachis densely pilose; bracts 2-3 mm, densely pilose. Calyx tube 7-10 mm at anthesis, abaxially densely pilose; lobes 2-3.5 mm at anthesis, both surfaces densely pilose. Filaments 2-3 mm. Fruit 18-23 mm including calyx lobes, densely pilose; persistent calyx lobes 10-14 mm, longitudinally 3-veined with reticulate veins between, both surfaces pilose, especially on veins, or glabrescent, abaxially sparsely dark scaly. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. May-Jun. 2n = 26.

Monsoon forests, forest margins; 300-600 m. W Yunnan (Yingjiang) [Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam].

This species was listed as endangered in China by Xu (in Fu & Jin, China Pl. Red Data Book 1: 222-223. 1992).


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