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9. Millettia lantsangensis Z. Wei, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 23: 277. 1985.

澜沧崖豆藤 lan cang ya dou teng

Callerya lantsangensis (Z. Wei) H. Sun.

Lianas, 2-4 m. Young branchlets, leaf rachises, and inflo­rescences yellowish green and appressed retrorse hirsute. Branches soft, ridged longitudinally, without lenticels. Stipules linear, ca. 4 mm, apex acuminate. Leaves 5-foliolate; rachis 25-35 cm, including petiole 8-13 cm; stipels acicular, ca. 4 mm; leaflet blades rhombic-ovate, 8-18 × 3.5-6 cm, papery, abaxi­ally densely hirsute, adaxially pilose on midvein, base broadly cuneate and asymmetric, apex acuminate. Pseudoracemes axil­lary, 30-50 cm, slender; rachis nodes with 3 or 4 clustered flowers densely gathered at apical part; peduncle 6-10 cm. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Flowers ca. 8 mm. Calyx ca. 6 × 4 mm, densely hirsute; teeth longer than tube, adaxial pair connate. Corolla pale pink; standard orbicular, without basal calluses, outside densely sericeous, base with a short claw. Vexillary sta­men free. Ovary shortly stipitate, sericeous, with 10-12 ovules. Legume rhomboid-oblong to clavate, ca. 7 × 3 cm, inflated, brown tomentose, base tapering to short stipe, apex beaked. Seed usually 1 per legume, dark brown, ellipsoid, ca. 2.5 × 2 cm, shiny. Fl. May, fr. Jul.

● Thickets on slopes; 1200-1600 m. SW Yunnan.


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