10. Sinobaijiania C. Jeffrey & W. J. de Wilde, Bot. Zhurn. 91: 769. 2006.
白兼果属 bai jian guo shu
Authors: Anmin Lu & Charles Jeffrey
Herbs, perennial, scandent. Root spheroid, enlarged. Stem and branches sulcate and angular, without verrucose glands, sparsely puberulent. Leaf blade ovate-cordate or triangular-cordate, membranous, abaxially hispid on veins, adaxially strigose-punctate, margin entire or 2- or 3-lobed. Male inflorescence racemose, 5-8-flowered, bracteate; calyx segments triangular-ovate, valvate, sparsely pilose; corolla oblong or ovate; stamens 5; anthers curved. Female flowers 1-3, ovoid or cylindric; ovules numerous, horizontal. Fruit subglobose or cylindric. Seeds ovate or ovate-oblong, apex truncate or obtuse, unwinged. 2n = 32.
Four species: S China, Laos, Thailand; three species (two endemic) in China.
One of us (Lu) does not recognize "micro-genera" such as this; however, for the purposes of this Flora, the treatment by the co-author (Jeffrey) is followed.