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28. Tetrastigma godefroyanum Planchon in A. Candolle & C. Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 5: 436. 1887.

柄果崖爬藤 bing guo ya pa teng

Lianas, woody. Branchlets gray, terete, sparsely tuberculate, glabrous; tendrils unbranched. Leaves pedately 5-foliolate; petiole 4-9.5 cm; central petiolule 1.5-2.6 cm, lateral petiolules 2-8 mm, glabrous; leaflets glabrous, lateral veins 4-6 pairs, veinlets inconspicuous; central leaflet obovate or obovate-elliptic, 5-11 × 3-4.5 cm, base cuneate, margin with 4 or 5 obtuse teeth at upper middle half on each side, apex cuspidate, rarely acuminate; lateral leaflets elliptic or obovate-elliptic, 4-8 cm, base cuneate or broadly so, asymmetric, apex mucronate or cuspidate. Inflorescence umbelliform, axillary, ca. 10 × 6 cm; peduncle 6-6.6 cm, glabrous. Pedicel 2-6 mm, glabrous. Buds elliptic, ca. 2 mm, apex rounded. Calyx saucer-shaped, glabrous, teeth inconspicuous. Petals ovate-elliptic, apex galeate, glabrous. Stamens abortive and shorter than pistil in female flowers. Disk inconspicuous in female flowers. Ovary ovoid; style inconspicuous; stigma 4-lobed. Berry obovoid-elliptic, 1.2-1.4 cm × 8-10 mm, 1-seeded. Seed elliptic, base gradually tapering, apex rounded, ventral holes furrowed upward from base to apex. Fl. Apr-Aug, fr. May-Nov.

Lowland forests, shrublands, rocky crests. Hainan [Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam].


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