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5a. Illigera rhodantha var. rhodantha

红花青藤(原变种) hong hua qing teng (yuan bian zhong)

Illigera petelotii Merrill; I. rhodantha var. angustifoliolata Y. R. Li; I. rhodantha var. orbiculata Y. R. Li.

Branchlets golden brown tomentose. Leaflets abaxially sparsely pubescent on midvein or glabrous throughout, adaxially pubescent on midvein, apex obtuse.

Dense valley forests, sparse forests, thickets; (100-)300-600 (-2100) m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan [Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam].

The stems and leaves are used medicinally for treating rheumatism, paralysis, and injuries from falls; the leaves are also used to treat conjunctivitis.


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