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11. Millettia sapindifolia T. C. Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 3: 361. 1954.

无患子叶崖豆藤 wu huan zi ye ya dou teng

Lianas. Branchlets yellow tomentose. Leaves 7-11-folio­late; rachis 25-30 cm, including petiole 3.5-5.5 cm; stipels ab­sent; leaflet blades oblong-elliptic to lanceolate-elliptic, 6.5-11 × 2.8-3.5 cm, papery, abaxially brown tomentose, adaxially shiny and sparsely pilose, secondary veins 9-12 on each side of midvein, base broadly cuneate, apex caudate. Pseudoracemes axillary near apex of branchlets, 15-27 cm, yellow tomentose; rachis nodes with 3-5 flowers clustered on a 2-3 mm spur. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Flowers ca. 1.2 cm. Calyx ca. 5 mm. Corolla white; standard obovate, outside brown sericeous, apex emargi­nate. Vexillary stamen free. Ovary shortly stipitate, sericeous, with 3 or 4 ovules. Legume (immature) oblong, inflated, densely yellow villous, base tapering to stipe, apex beaked. Ma­ture seeds unknown. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Aug.

● Thickets on slopes; 1100-1200 m. Guangxi, Guizhou.


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