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3. Sciaphila secundiflora Thwaites ex Bentham, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 7: 10. 1855.

大柱霉草 da zhu mei cao

Sciaphila megastyla Fukuyama & T. Suzuki; S. tosaensis Makino var. megastyla (Fukuyama & T. Suzuki) S. S. Ying.

Stems usually simple, 4-12 cm tall including inflorescences. Scalelike leaves ovate-lanceolate, 2-4 mm, apex mucronate or retuse. Inflorescences short, 3-9-flowered. Plants monoecious. Pedicels slightly curved upward; bracts 1-3 mm. Perianth segments 6, subulate, 2-3 mm. Stamens 2 or 3, sessile. Carpels club-shaped and attenuate toward base when mature; styles subbasal, club-shaped.

About 300 m. ?Guangxi, Hong Kong, Taiwan (Lan Yu, Yilan) [Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Guinea, Sri Lanka; Pacific islands (Solomon Islands)].


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