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1. Campylandra wattii C. B. Clarke, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 25: 78. 1890.

弯蕊开口箭 wan rui kai kou jian

Campylandra cauliflora Chun; C. longibracteata F. T. Wang & T. Tang; Tupistra tonkinensis Baillon; T. wattii (C. B. Clarke) J. D. Hooker.

Rhizome yellow-brown when dried, stemlike, elongate, terete, ± curved, 0.8--1.2 cm thick; nodes spaced. Stem elongate. Leaves 3--10, spaced; petiole 3--9 cm, basally widened and clasping; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, 6.5--20 × 3--7 cm, papery. Spike 2.5--6 × 1--1.5 cm, several to many flowered, with several sterile bracts apically; peduncle 1.5--2.5 cm; fertile bracts lanceolate, 1.2--1.8(--5) cm × 2--4 mm. Perianth tube 3--5 mm; lobes red-brown or yellowish green, broadly ovate, 3.5--4 × 2--4 mm, fleshy. Filaments proximally widened and adnate to perianth tube, free part incurved, 1.5--2 mm. Ovary globose. Style inconspicuous; stigma 3-lobed. Berry red at maturity, globose, 0.9--1.1 cm in diam. Fl. Feb--May, fr. Jan--Apr of following year. 2 n = 38*.

Moist places in dense forests, hillsides along valleys or streams; 800--2800 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan [Bhutan, India].


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