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7. Callerya kiangsiensis (Z. Wei) Z. Wei & Pedley, Fl. China. 10: 184. 2010.

江西鸡血藤 jiang xi ji xue teng

Basionym: Millettia kiangsiensis Z. Wei, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 23: 283. 1985; M. kiangsiensis f. purpurea Z. H. Cheng.

Lianas. Stems reddish brown, terete, slender, with dense minute lenticels. Leaves 7- or 9-foliolate; rachis 6-18 cm, in­cluding petiole 2-3 cm; leaflet blades ovate, (1.5-)3-5(-6) × 1-2.5 cm, papery, both surfaces glabrous, abaxially dull grayish green when dry, adaxially dark green, secondary and tertiary veins indistinct, base rounded, apex acute. Racemes axillary, 8-12 cm, as long as subtending leaf, puberulent. Flowers 1.2-1.5 cm. Corolla white or purple, apically slightly roseate at margin; standard oblong, glabrous, without basal calluses. Ovary stipi­tate, glabrous, with numerous ovules. Legume linear, ca. 10 × 1.2 cm, flat, straight, base tapering to a ca. 3 mm stipe, apex with a short hooked beak. Seeds 5-9 per legume, black, lenticu­lar, ca. 7 × 5 mm. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Sparse thickets, thickets on slopes; 200-600 m. S Anhui, N Fujian, SE Hubei, E Hunan, Jiangxi, W Zhejiang.


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